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Soccer books for Labor Day weekend
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Soccer books for Labor Day weekend

If you have some downtime over the holiday weekend, you may enjoy these two reads about soccer.

Holiday gift ideas for Philly soccer fans
Fan Culture / Featured / Local / Soccer Books

Holiday gift ideas for Philly soccer fans

The holiday gift buying clock for that special Philly soccer fan is going tick tock and you’re fresh out of ideas? No worries! Have we got some Philly soccer-themed holiday gift ideas for you!

Book Review: Africa United
Africa / Soccer Books / World

Book Review: Africa United

Brion Shreffler reviews Steve Bloomfield’s expose on the entwining nature of politics and soccer in Africa, Africa United. It’s the thrill of the most stunning match reports and team history’s you’ve ever read mixed with a judicious dissection of local politics – an adventure that changes reader and author alike.

Four laugh out loud soccer books
Culture / Soccer Books

Four laugh out loud soccer books

I love reading about soccer. There are team histories, histories of the game (my personal favorite), statistical almanacs, encyclopedias, coaching guides, photo books and a gazillion, mostly ghostwritten, memoirs, not to mention scores of magazines and countless websites and blogs. While the majority of these reads probably originate in Britain […]

In the book: some essential reading for the Philly soccer fan
History / Philadelphia Soccer History / Soccer Books

In the book: some essential reading for the Philly soccer fan

Today the Philly Soccer Page introduces a new feature, In the Book, a column reviewing books about soccer. To start things off, here are some essential books that every Philly soccer fan should have on their shelve. Rangers, Rovers & Spindles: Soccer, Immigration and Textiles in New England and New […]