Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year, this is the first-ever comprehensive global history of football tactics by the highly acclaimed sports writer Jonathan Wilson.
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This tome delivers a top-class, thorough, and, most importantly, engaging discussion of football tactics. Boring topic, great cover, revelatory book. Buy it. MAXIM an outstanding work, cerebral and fully engaging...the football book of the decade SUNDAY BUSINESS POST the perfect book for an serious follower of football who wants to be enlightened, educated and entertained GOOD BOOK GUIDE
Jonathan Wilson has been the Football Correspondent of the FINANCIAL TIMES, and currently writes for THE INDEPENDENTand INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY. BEHIND THE CURTAIN was his (very well received) first book.