By Danny Baker, Danny Kelly
Ultimately! The award-winning Baker & Kelly convey you the main enjoyable, radical and unreliable soccer publication ever released. the 2 Dannys argue the toss, spill the beans and chunk that fats approximately every little thing and something from the largest questions all the way down to stuff they've got frankly invented themselves. Which membership has the handsomest fanatics? who's the best participant of all time? Pele? Maradona? Puskas? Rougvie? Have international gamers helped or hindered the English video game? good, Marco Boogers, good? And who used to be the best soccer dad, Fred Baker or Andy Kelly? Now with much more footballing evidence, myths and legends, this paperback asks (and solutions) hard-hitting questions, equivalent to, what was once the best ever global Cup? simply how a lot pathetic global Cup tat can one personal, Danny Kelly? And the place do all these appealing ladies within the crowd come from? this can be a cornucopia of footballing enjoyable and well-crafted knowledge that's bound to promote like beer-flavoured crisps. Baker & Kelly: occasionally correct occasionally incorrect - yet constantly sure.
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What was the greatest ever World Cup in the opinion of Baker & Kelly? What is the most fabulous player name to ever grace a World Cup? Who is the greatest footballing dad? I'm 27 and really want to get into footy. How do I start? Chapter Twenty facts for your files Cosmically bored – adventures with Paul Gascoigne Chapter Nine names of imaginary women who don't like football but happen to be footballer's sisters How can my club save money? Is being a football pundit as easy as it looks? Which country's supporters save the most money on lettering for replica shirts?
Suggested improvements. More games. Cancel the close season. And take up Danny Baker's sister's idea of snazzing up kits with brightly coloured capes. Baker & Kelly Rating [points out of 100]: 98. Most wonderful game ever invented. Two points docked because of baleful influence of sharktoothed American tycoons, skulking Russian oligarchs, oil-rich despots and faceless Icelandic financial institutions who've bought the actual clubs. Family silver sold to rag-and-bone men for gin money. Test cricket What's it like?
Aussies, obviously. And rednecks, as it's the only major sport not now largely dominated by African-Americans. Oh, and there's ice hockey. Famous fans. Erm... Weird. In the first three Olympic Games swimming was held not in specially built pools but in open water. At the 1896 games in Greece the swimming was held in the Mediterranean; in 1900 in Paris swimming took place in the River Seine; four years later in St Louis all aquatic events took place in a man-made lake. Wonderful. It doesn't matter how many medals Ian Thorpe wins.