Soccer in a Football World The Story of America's Forgotten Game

ISBN-10: 1592138853

ISBN-13: 9781592138852

Edition: 2008

Authors: David Wangerin

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List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 3/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Preface to the US Edition
Carless Hands: Introduction
A Game of its Own: America's path to football isolation
Tangled Roots: The first American Soccer League
Strangers on a Boat: False dawns and hard landings for the national team
'We will become phenomenal': Ambition and folly in the Sixties
Moving the Goalposts: Pele and the Cosmos
Shootout to the Death: The collapse of the NASL
A Foot in the Door: Harsh lessons at Italia 90
Revenge of the Commie Pansies: The World Cup comes to America
Clash and Burn: MLS: back to square one
Momentary Insanity: In and out of love with the women's game
Take Me Out to the Soccer-specific Facility: The 2002 World Cup and beyond
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