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Mad for it: From Blackpool to Barcelona: Football?s Greatest Rivalries

3.35  ·  Rating Details ·  43 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
A celebration of the classic football derby matches. From the Celtic–Rangers rivalry and Tyneside derby to the biggest global clashes from Barcelona to Buenos Aires, journalist Andy Mitten uses the fans' own words and stories to illuminate the conflicts, tensions, histories and culture behind these fascinating games.From Belfast to Barcelona, Buenos Aires to Bogotá, these ...more
ebook, 352 pages
Published January 21st 2010 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published August 4th 2008)
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Matti Karjalainen
Andy Mittenin "Mad for It" (Harper Sport, 2008) on muun muassa Four Four Two -lehteen kirjoittaneen toimittajan ja parin muun urheiluskribentin kynistä lähtöisin oleva jalkapalloaiheinen tietokirja, jossa kerrotaan kaikkein kuumimmista derbyistä eri puolilla maailmaa. Ne kaikkein perinteisimmät ja tunnetuimmat vastakkainasettelut (Celtic vs Rangers, Tottenham vs Arsenal, Barcelona vs Real Madrid) ovat luonnollisesti edustettuina, mutta mukaan on päässyt myös oudompia ottelupareja muun muassa Fär ...more
Lechw
Jan 15, 2014 Lechw rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mitten kirjoittaa asiantuntevasti ja moniulotteisesti, mutta lukuisat vieraskirjoittajat tekevät kokonaisuudesta hajanaisen. Kiintoisa aihe, mutta olisi kannattanut toteuttaa kokonaan yhden tekijän työnä tasalaatuisuuden ja yhtenäisen tyylin saavuttamiseksi.
Ipswichblade
Fairly interesting book about football derby games
Ian
Mar 07, 2012 Ian rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not bad, some interesting stories about the biggest derbies in world football....
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