Soccer for Dummies (Paperback)

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Soccer for Dummies (Paperback)


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Flick, fake, and dribble your way to soccer mastery

Prepare for the World Cup or learn the rules for your own indoor or outdoor league, with Soccer For Dummies. We cover the world's most popular sport from one end of the field to the other, starting with the history of soccer and the basics of the game. Discover the positions on the field, the best tactics for winning, and the skills the players (including you ) need in order to dominate. This update to the comprehensive guide introduces you to all the soccer greats and up-and-comers whose moves you'll want to know. You'll find extensive coverage of women's soccer, including women's world cup, the NWSL, Women's Super League, and the UEFA Women's Championship, and get descriptions of various leagues around the globe, and the lowdown on where you can find soccer games and resources, online and elsewhere.

  • Learn how soccer got to be the #1 most popular sport in the world
  • Get up to speed on the world's best leagues, teams, and players, so you can follow and enjoy the World Cup
  • Discover tips on playing and coaching, plus fun soccer facts and resources for learning more
  • Become the ultimate soccer fan with your newfound knowledge of the game

Soccer For Dummies is for anyone who wants to learn more about soccer, the rules, how the game is played, how professional leagues operate around the world, and how to follow them.

Tom Dunmore is the author of a Historical Dictionary of Soccer and a sports executive who has helped launch multiple professional soccer clubs in the United States. Scott Murray is a soccer writer for Guardian, Fiver, GQ and Men's Health. He is author of two soccer books, And Gazza Misses The Final, and The Title: The Story of the First Division.

Product Details ISBN: 9781119893653
ISBN-10: 1119893658
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2022
Pages: 432
Language: English