Football for Dummies
Yes, 2010 is World Cup year, and this indispensable guide will be the perfect companion for every watching fan. It combines information on the history of the game, its rules, tactics and techniques. There`s also coverage of the major clubs and players and in-depth detail on the World Cup itself, all in an accessible and entertaining style
Part I: Kicking Off.
Chapter 1: Welcome to Planet Football.
Chapter 2: The Ball Starts Rolling: A Potted History of Football.
Chapter 3: Getting Your Boots On: The Gear You Need.
Part II: Playing the Game.
Chapter 4: Laying Down the Laws.
Chapter 5: Players, Positions and Tactics.
Chapter 6: Honing Your Skills.
Chapter 7: Keeping Fit for Football.
Chapter 8: Coaching, Managing and Leadership.
Chapter 9: Getting the Game On.
Part III: Exploring the World of Football.
Chapter 10: The World Cup.
Chapter 11: Surveying the International Scene.
Chapter 12: The Club Scene.
Chapter 13: Focusing on Famous Clubs.
Chapter 14: Women s Football.
Part IV: The Fans Enclosure: Following the Game.
Chapter 15: Going to the Match.
Chapter 16: Compulsive Viewing: Football on Screen.
Chapter 17: Read All About It!
Chapter 18: Other Football based Pastimes.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Great Players.
Chapter 20: The Ten Greatest Teams of All Time.
Chapter 21: Ten Great Matches.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Roll of Honour.
Appendix B: Glossary.