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Old Firm By Scottish Football Fan
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Rangers FC were one of the companies that stood by its policy of exclusively employing protestant Scots. Many of the Irish Catholics found life harder in Scotland than they thought it would be and... More > needed something to escape the harsh reality of life. In response to this poverty many faced, Celtic was initially set up by a Marist priest – Brother Walfrid – to help fund the soup kitchens created for Glasgow’s poorest. They found an escape in football and formed The Celtic Football Club in 1887. There were now two clubs in Glasgow and the supporters and values of each club symbolised the divide there was throughout the City.< Less
A Record of British Wartime Football By Brian McColl
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A comprehensive record of British and Irish Football during two World Wars, giving the date and result of every match played in each of the English, Scottish and Irish Leagues. All the county and... More > regional cup competitions are also covered. Friendly matches, which for some clubs were a main part of their fixture list, are also given. The many Representative, international and military fixtures are also listed.< Less
Iron Desire: The Legacy of Notre Dame Football Coach Frank Leahy By K. Raven Rozier, B.J. Williams
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In the world of football, Frank Leahy was as important as Beethoven to music, Shakespeare to dramatic poetry, Michelangelo to sculpture. Greatness was not thrust upon Frank. He achieved it through... More > hard work and determination. But, first, he had to have the makings. From those makings, he was capable of going to town. By applying his formula for success, nothing could have kept him from achieving the heights he reached. The life story of Notre Dame football coach, Frank Leahy, is one of fiery inspiration, humor, and unwavering determination. From the family farm, to one of Knute Rockne's fighting Irish, to head football coach at the golden dome, Leahy's philosophy and antics, both on and off the field, illustrate a model for greatness and the fantastic stuff of legends.< Less
Iron Desire: The Legacy of Notre Dame Football Coach Frank Leahy By K. Raven Rozier, B.J. Williams
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In the world of football, Frank Leahy was as important as Beethoven to music, Shakespeare to dramatic poetry, Michelangelo to sculpture. Greatness was not thrust upon Frank. He achieved it through... More > hard work and determination. But, first, he had to have the makings. From those makings, he was capable of going to town. By applying his formula for success, nothing could have kept him from achieving the heights he reached. The life story of Notre Dame football coach, Frank Leahy, is one of fiery inspiration, humor, and unwavering determination. From the family farm, to one of Knute Rockne's fighting Irish, to head football coach at the golden dome, Leahy's philosophy and antics, both on and off the field, illustrate a model for greatness and the fantastic stuff of legends.< Less
Shelbourne's European Run 2004 By Peter Goulding
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A poetic odyssey in bad verse of the unprecedented 2004 European run of Shelbourne FC, Ireland's premier football club. This book is a fan's diary of the eight games that mark the zenith of the... More > club's achievements.< Less
Shelbourne's European Run 2004 By Peter Goulding
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A poetic odyssey in bad verse of the unprecedented 2004 European run of Shelbourne FC, Ireland's premier football club. This book is a fan's diary of the eight games that mark the zenith of the... More > club's achievements.< Less
FAI Cup History: Dundalk FC -v- St. Patrick's Athletic By Keith Wallace
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A short history on the eleven meetings to date between Louth side Dundalk and Inchicore club St. Patrick's Athletic. The last meeting of the two came in 2006 but overall it's been advantage Dundalk.
The Notre Dame Fan's Book of Life Lessons By P.J. Whitfield
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P.J. Whitfield, a South Bend native and now a journalist in Los Angeles, captures the magic and life lessons of Notre Dame football. Each page zeroes in on one moment in Irish football history.... More > Whitfield's original statistical research leads to fresh insights. A breezy little book perfect as a gift.< Less
Eejits and Donkeys By Paddy Sinnott
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‘Only Eejits and Donkeys work’ is the unspoken ethos that drives reluctant mortgage brokers Danny and Paddy’s search for THE idea that will make them serious money for minimum... More > effort. And they seem to have found it when, with the government’s public smoking ban about to come into force, they hit on the idea of importing cheap smoking shelters from China with potentially huge resale profits. The venture’s progress is interwoven with funny and heart-warming tales from the brothers’ childhood and later comical episodes with their friends on drunken nightclub outings and the Sunday football field. There is wicked road-rage revenge, a lottery win, possessions that mysteriously move around in a pork-pie factory, and a novel use for breath freshener by the Italian ice-cream man who lives in their broom cupboard. Will the luck of the Irish smile on the brothers’ new enterprise or will Murphy ’s Law prevail? Who knows, this time next year they could be millionaires …< Less
The Substitute By Thomas McLaughlin
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Terry Johnstone has worked hard to achieve fame and fortune in the world of professional Football, and is on the verge of the big time. Along the way, a series of misfortunes has befallen him, and... More > now, on the biggest day of his life, as he prepares to play in the FA Cup Final at Wembley, someone has kidnapped his fiancée and demands a meeting. This is the story of how Terry rose from the back streets of a Scottish steel town to the bright lights of London. Someone has been following his meteoric rise very closely, and is intent on ruining his big day, and his career. Can Terry save the life of the woman he loves? Can he do it without jeopardising his date with destiny in front of the watching world? Will he finally discover who has been stalking him and why? The suspense builds to a shattering climax, and a race against time.< Less