David Goldblatt


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in London, England
September 26, 1965

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David Goldblatt is a highly experienced sports writer, broadcaster, and journalist. He is the author of The Ball is Round: A Global History of Football (Penguin, 2006), the definitive historical account of the worlds game. He has also written the World Football Yearbook (Dorling Kindersley, 2002), which was published in nine languages and ran to three editions.

As a journalist, he has written for most of the quality broadsheet newspapers including the Guardian, the Observer, the Financial Times, and The Independent on Sunday, as well as for magazines such as the New Statesman and the New Left Review. He is a regular reviewer of sports books for The
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The Ball is Round: A Global...

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The Game of Our Lives: The ...

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The Games: A Global History...

3.42 avg rating — 284 ratings — published 2016 — 14 editions
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The Soccer Book: The Sport,...

4.24 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Futebol Nation: The Story o...

3.69 avg rating — 199 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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The Age of Football: Soccer...

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World Soccer Yearbook: The ...

4.48 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Football Yearbook 2004 5

4.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2004
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Essential Soccer Skills

3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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