2018 football books to look forward to
In 2018 we have the World Cup in Russia to look forward to, but what football books can you expect.
Below we have listed various 2018 football books to look forward to:
1. Building the Yellow Wall
Author: Uli Hesse | Year: 2018 | Category: History
Every football fan has seen the impressive Yellow Wall at Borussia Dortmund. The German club’s stadium is almost always at near-full capacity. Hesse will tell the club’s story with a main role for the supporters.
2. Football Leaks: The Dirty Deal Behind the Beautiful Game
Authors: Rafael Buschmann & Michael Wulzinger | Year: 2018 | Category: Business & Economics
Football Leaks uncovers some of the major stories from the million of confidential football documents that were released to German weekly Der Spiegel in 2016. The English version is scheduled for a 2018 release, while the German and Dutch versions were published in 2017. (Browse our list of the best football books of 2017)
3. Picturing the Beautiful Game
Author: Daniel Haxall | Year: 2018 | Category: History
How has football been portrayed visually over the years? Picturing the Beautiful Game will give you the answer by examining football media.
4. Welcome to Hell?: In Search of the Real Turkish Football
Author: John McManus | Year: 2018 | Category: History
In Welcome to Hell? John McManus will investigate what Turkish football really is.
5. Come on You Reds: The Story of Toronto FC
Author: Joshua Kloke | Year: 2018 | Category: History
In Come on You Reds, Kloke will tell the history of Toronto FC, the first Canadian franchise to become part of the MLS in 2007. The club won the domestic treble in 2017.
6. Red Odyssey: Liverpool FC 1892-2017
Author: Jeff Goulding | Year: 2018 | Category: History
Red Odyssey will take a look at the history of one of the world biggest and most unique clubs: Liverpool FC.
7. Alan Ball: The Man in White Boots: The biography of the youngest 1966 World Cup Hero
Author: David Tossell | Year: 2018 | Category: Biography
David Tossell has written down the story of Alan Ball. The midfielder won the 1966 World Cup with England as a 21-year old and played for clubs like Blackpool, Everton, Arsenal and Southampton.
8. Patrice Evra: I Love This Game: The Autobiography
Author: Patrice Evra | Year: 2018 | Category: Biography
French defender Patrice Evra’s career is characterised by successes, like his Champions League win with Manchester United, and some troubles, like his football ban by UEFA for kicking a supporter. His autobiography is set for a 2018 release.
9. Arsenal Greatest Games: The Gunners’ Fifty Finest Matches
Author: Paul Donnelley | Year: 2018 | Category: History
From the numerous matches Arsenal has played since the club’s inception in 1886, Donnelley picks 50 of the finest.
So which of the football books listed above would you like to read?