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The penalty shoot-out is the greatest set piece of sporting drama ever conceived. Cruel, arbitrary, tortuous and unfair, it has also presented the England football team with a new and infinitely more punishing manner in which to lose. Three times in the past decade the nation has sat on the edge of its collective sofa and watched the seemingly inevitable unfold as Stuart P ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 3rd 2001 by Yellow Jersey
(first published June 1st 2000)
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Andrew Anthony is a journalist who has written for The Guardian since 1990, and The Observer. He is also the author of On Penalties (2000) and The Fall-Out (2007).More about Andrew Anthony...