World Cup Soccer! The Global Game

Yes, soccer has scored with the world audience, and has become one of the hottest events world wide.  Audience numbers for the America – England game was estimated at over 13 million viewers!  Soccer has been a huge sport through out the world, and Americans are now on board.  Want to find out a bit more about this amazing sport?  The latest books on soccer can be found right here at SDCL–so check out the holdings. GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!


Outcasts united : a refugee soccer team, an American town by Warren St. John

Luma Mufleh, an American-educated Jordanian woman, founded a youth soccer team to help unify Clarkston, Georgia’s refugee children. Outcasts United follows a pivotal season in the life of the team and their charismatic coach. At the center of the story is fiery Coach Luma, who relentlessly drives her players to success on the soccer field while holding together their lives—and the lives of their families—in the face of a series of daunting challenges.


 GoalII: living the dream (DVD)

Newcastle United’s favorite player, Santiago Muñez, reaches superstardom and starts to live every footballer’s dream when he is transferred to Real Madrid to play in the UEFA European Champions League. He gets to play alongside some of the greatest players, including David Beckham. As Santiago basks in the glory, acclaim and money, he discovers that success has an ugly face, one that threatens to destroy everything he has worked for and everyone that he loves.


Soccer by Clive Gifford

An introduction to soccer, including techniques, rules, and the training regimen of professional athletes in the sport.


World of Soccer by Michael Hurley

History of football (as soccer is known in most of the world), football leagues around the world, football stars, women’s football, fans around the world, football competitions around the world, world famous football stadiums and more.


Soccer written by Hugh Hornby, photographed by Andy Crawford.

Discover the inside story of soccer– from the origins of the game to the latest World Cup finals. This book examines all aspects of the game of soccer: its history, rules, techniques, tactics, equipment, playing fields, competitive play, and more.


Complete conditioning for soccer  by  Greg Gatz

Want to learn how to play soccer yourself?  Here is a book that will help!  How to train for soccer, with a complete index. 

And that’s not all!  You can find many more books about the sport, how to play, how to train, who the most famous players are, and even the history of the sport by searching the SDCL catalog using the  keyword “soccer” or click soccer.   



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