A Develyshe Pastime: A History of Football in All Its Forms

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This is a history of the best-known varieties of football: soccer; rugby union; rugby league; American and Canadian football; Gaelic football; and Australian Rules. It describes the football-like games of the distant past, and the evolution of the modem, mass-audience sports that people know and love today. It looks at how the rules, tactics, playing styles and cultures of these sports have developed, how they have become popular in various parts of the world and different sections of society, and the historical links ...

A Develyshe Pastime: A History of Football in All Its Forms 2009, SportsBooks Ltd, Cheltenham

ISBN-13: 9781899807796

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