Is the Baw Burst? Rangers Special

A Long Suffering Supporter Continues his Search for the Soul of Scottish Football
Author: Iain Hyslop
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
ISBN: 190991214X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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In the 2010/11 football season, Iain Hyslop embarked on journey which would take him to 44 football matches, from Peterhead to Berwick and Dingwall to Dumfries, across a single season. His travels led to the production of the first edition of this book — the unofficial review of Scottish Football.This new edition brings his commentary bang up-to-date as he follows Rangers in their first games as part of the third division and explores the effect the recent shake up will have on Scottish football.He covers everything from the weather to the pies, giving comments, criticism and suggestions for improvement as the voice from the terraces. The focus here is on the fans' experience of a football match. Hyslop takes a step back from the political and financial issues which engulf Scottish Football to present his vision of the beautiful game as it should be.

International Sport: A Bibliography, 1995-1999

Including Index to Sports History Journals, Conference Proceedings and Essay Collections.
Author: Richard William Cox
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135775338
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 200
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There has been an explosion in the quantity of sports history literature published in recent years, making it increasingly difficult to keep abreast of developments. The annual number of publications has increased from around 250 to 1,000 a year over the last decade. This is due in part to the fact that during the late 1980s and 90s, many clubs, leagues and governing bodies of sport have celebrated their centenaries and produced histories to mark this occasion and commemorate their achievements. It is also the result of the growing popularity and realisation of the importance of sport history research within academe. This international bibliography of books, articles, conference proceedings and essays in the English language is a one-stop for the sports historian to know what is new.

Scottish Football Quotations


Author: Kenny Macdonald
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1780570015
Category: Reference
Page: 224
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In this, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed first volume of quotations about our national sport, Kenny MacDonald delves once more into Scotland's sweaty, smelly football dressing-rooms and emerges with a batch of statements which are profond, amusing, acerbic and sometimes plain bizarre.

Education and Schooling

Myth, heresy and misconception
Author: John MacBeath
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135039062
Category: Education
Page: 224
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The French have a saying ‘plus ca change plus c’est la meme chose’. The English colloquial equivalent ‘same old same old’ conveys a sense of the inevitable, a reminder that if we haven’t learned the lessons of history we are doomed to repeat them. In over half a century, what have we learned about education, about schools as places for education, about learning and teaching and the relationship between them? What have we learned about policy making and the policy process? Has the growing impact of globalisation informed or constrained radical change? Written in an easily accessible style, and drawing on the author’s personal experiences of working in education as teacher, researcher, government adviser and consultant with international agencies, each chapter of the book illuminates deeper lying issues about the nature of schooling, learning, leadership, research, and the impact of globalisation on the lives of schools, teachers, children and families. This first-hand account, spanning fifty years, addresses key questions through seven different lenses: - policy making: ideology, insiders, outsiders and dissenting voices - research and the myths of scientific rigour - international agencies and agents provocateurs - academics conferring and the power of place - New enlightenment and a university for children - being and becoming a teacher, and the end of idealism - going to school: plus ca change? Each of the seven lenses offers a unique perspective of the education system, but all are drawn together to consider the greater implications for policy and practice in the UK and beyond. The book will be of value to teachers and school leaders, as well as to academics and students on education programmes.

Mascots

Football's Furry Friends
Author: Rick Minter
Publisher: Tempus Pub Limited
ISBN: N.A
Category: Humor
Page: 158
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Mascots help their clubs, their fans, and their communities. This book tells their remarkable stories—of heroic deeds, embarrassing moments, squabbles, and even tales of love, jealousy, and revenge. It gives a glimpse of the drama and the plotting that make mascots part of today's football folklore.

Women on the ball

a guide to women's football
Author: Sue Lopez
Publisher: Scarlet Pr
ISBN: 9781857270167
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 274
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Women's football is the fastest growing international sport for women and Women on the Ball is the first book to give a comprehensive account of the women's game. It details the pioneering players and clubs, and includes many interviews

World Soccer Yearbook 2003-2004


Author: David Goldblatt
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9780789496546
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 528
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An overview of soccer around the world traces the history of the world's most popular sport, providing information on the various national teams, leagues, and soccer clubs in every region of the world, and a review of the 2002-2003 season.

World Soccer Yearbook

The Complete Guide to the Game
Author: David Goldblatt
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9780789489432
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 496
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A comprehensive overview of soccer around the world traces the history of the world's most popular sport from the nineteenth century to the present day, providing information on the various national teams, leagues, and soccer clubs in every region of the world. Original.

Chambers Factfinder


Author: Hazel Norris
Publisher: Chambers Harrap Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780550101426
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 622
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Collects facts and figures from fields ranging from Bond films to the composition of the solar system, presenting quirky facts and interesting anecdotes that can be used as conversation starters.

Historical Abstracts

Modern history abstracts, 1450-1914
Author: Eric H. Boehm
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: History, Modern
Page: N.A
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