- ISBN 9781844259625 / 1844259625
- Title When Football Was Football: World Cup
- Author Adam Powley
- Category World Cup
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2010
- Pages 208
- Publisher Haynes Publishing Group
- Imprint J H Haynes & Co Ltd
- Language English
- Dimensions 250mm x 250mm
The greatest sporting contest on the planet marks its 80th birthday in 2010 and this wonderfully illustrated book provides a vivid celebration of the football World Cup's golden years. Drawing on the vast photographic archive of the Daily Mirror, it focuses on the tournaments of the past, bringing back to life a time of pure sporting theater, spectacle, and glory.
pure sporting theatre, spectacle and glory.
Adam Powley is a journalist and writer behind a number of books. He is the author of When Football Was Football: Tottenham Hotspur, and is the co-author of the bestselling Spurs Miscellany and the critically acclaimed The Boys From White Hart Lane. He was also a major contributor to The Spurs Opus, When Saturday Comes: The half-decent football book, and Football: The Ultimate Guide. He has also reported and written for the Sunday Mirror, The Guardian, and Time Out.