Five-a-Side Bible

    By

    In terms of participation, five-a-side football is now much bigger game than league football - with 1.5m people in the UK playing regularly. Here, British Sports Book of the Year winners Back Page Press and Freight Books collaborate on a definitive and wry guide to the highs and lows of the great British five-a-side game. Magazine style and full of the humour, anecdotes and practical information that made Back Page Press's Football Manager Stole My Life a bestseller, The Five-a-side Bible will cover sports science, tactics, nutrition, fitness warm-ups and warm-downs, but with an emphasis on fun. It will reflect the shared experiences of participants and cover everything from the crazy team names - The Neville Wears Prada, Murder on Zidane's Floor - to wacky stories of ill-discipline and injuries, outlandish excuses for not playing, kit disasters, the five-a-side archetypes and tips from pros like former England international Matt Le Tissier and current Everton winger Aiden McGeady.Fully illustrated in colour, The Five-a-side Bible will profile the best five-a-side players in the UK and provide a bucket list - including a pitch on top of a skyscraper in Shanghai and one on Copacabana beach - for those who want to take their fives obsession to the next level.

    View more

    Number of Pages: 240
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781910449288
    Publication Date:
    Listed in: Humour, Football (Soccer, Association football)
    Publisher: Freight Books

    Books by Chris Bruce

    Hardback

    RRP: £14.99

    Total: £11.45

    Save: £3.54 per copy!

    Side-Banner-Right-188px-fd.jpg
    Books TV & Movies

    You might also like...

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7