The Football Encyclopedia

Clive Gifford

Ages 7 to 11
19 March 2020
144 pages


Discover everything you need to know about football with this fully updated edition of The Football Encyclopedia.

Including a pull-out EURO 2020 wallchart to fill in as the tournament progresses, this in-depth book is the ultimate guide to football around the world. It's packed with pictures and profiles of the world's most skillful players – old and new – from Luka Modric and Lucy Bronze to Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo, and many more. Over 40 of the best international and national teams to have lit up the game are covered in detail, including the US Women's National Team, France, Brazil, Manchester United and Barcelona.

All the drama of the 'beautiful game' is fully analyzed with all-action photos and digital artworks that recreate famous moves and goals, while each chapter includes links to websites, providing a valuable access point to databases of players, international results, all the major tournaments, and club histories. Includes in-depth coverage of every aspect of football, including rules and skills; fans and the media; managers and tactics. Packed with the latest statistics from around the globe, this is a superbly detailed reference book for all the family.