Daniel Gee
Publisher: Daniel Gee
Pages: 114

The English professional leagues contain 92 clubs. All of them different.In Playing Offside one man seeks to find the answer to one simple question: Why do people like football? It may sound like an obvious question to some, but to others, it strikes up an internal philosophical debate. Why do people pay hundreds of pounds a year to see men kick a ball about a field? Why do they spend their Saturday afternoons shouting abuse at millionaires? Why do some, travel around the country just to tick a ground 'off their list'?The author will visit each and every professional club in England's 'traditional 92' as he attempts to sum up what each club means to their supporters and local communities. Part-match report, part-history lesson, part-autobiographical and part-breakdown - the only cylinder that Playing Offside fully hits, is that it is written by someone who truly loves the game and ...
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