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Author Plenderleith, Ian.

Title Rock 'n' roll soccer : the short life and fast times of the North American Soccer League / Ian Plenderleith.

Publication Info. New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.3346 PLE    Available
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Edition First U.S. Edition.
Description xiii, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "Originally published in UK by Icon Books Ltd."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword by Rodney Marsh -- Introduction -- 1. Atlanta, 'Champions of England' -- 2. Pele vs Eusebio: 'Hot property getting mobbed' -- 3. Leaving old Europe behind -- 4. Marsh and Best: Entertaining the USA -- 5. Gimmicks, girls and teenage kicks: Selling soccer to the US public -- Half-time -- 6. Brilliant mistakes: Quicksilver teams in Vegas and Honolulu -- 7. The NASL vs FIFA and the world -- 8. Broken teams in dysfunctional DC: Cruyff, the Dips, the Darts and the Whips -- 9. Myths and memories: The Cosmos, the Fury and the rock 'n' roll lifestyle -- 10. Crash -- Conclusion.
Subject North American Soccer League.
North American Soccer League -- History.
Added Title Rock and roll soccer
ISBN 9781250072382 hardcover
1250072387 hardcover

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