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Very Good/Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall Octavo 0333686934 Hardback Hardback. First Edition. Only the Goalkeeper to Beat. Message to previous owner to inside cover. Slight wear to top corners of D/J. Price clipped to D/J. A witty history of the goalkeeper as consummate sportsman yet eternal outsider. Goalkeeping is an art, and one its practitioners can be expected to suffer for. They are undervalued and often train alone: the better they are, the less likely we are to enjoy the match. Two kids with a ball can play football, as long as one of them goes in goal. Without a goalkeeper there is no game: his place in the goalmouth is where the action heats up. The author, who likes to play in goal, shows us that to understand exactly what goalkeepers do, and how their position in the game has eveolved, makes the rest of football fall into place. He dissects the type of character it takes to be a goalkeeper and wonders what we can learn from these strangely compelling figures-part scape-goats and mart matadors-perpetually and precariously balanced between likely failure and unlikely triumph. In fact, keeping goal is a lot like real life. 375 pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions, Reference books, and all types of Academic Literature. )
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