I had the privilege of reviewing The Ugly Game: The Corruption of FIFA and the Qatari Plot to Buy the World Cup for World Soccer Talk. It was one of the most powerful books I've ever read but as my article explains, the absolute stink of FIFA has made even great books like this one less… Continue reading My Review of “The Ugly Game” for World Soccer Talk
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Over the next four weeks we will hear numerous stories of the best players and the best teams. This book is a good read to show that such players and teams represent a small part of the global FIFA system, a part that is of the highest quality but may not actually be the… Continue reading Book Review: Thirty One Nil
This is not a deep book or one that will make you feel like an amateur philosopher as you debate the rights and wrongs of death, soccer management, player ownership, or business practices. Rather, it is a good read if you want to lose yourself in another culture and learn more about the quirks of… Continue reading My Review of Papers in the Wind for World Soccer Talk