This is a pre-loved hardback book in very good condition. 

 

Why is a left foot either trusty or educated, but a right foot is neither?

 

Why is a bad back pass almost invariably suicidal?

 

Why can you score from a corner with a free header, but never with a free shot?

 

Why are hooligans always a tiny minority even when there seem to be hundreds of them throwing seats across Kenilworth Road?

 

Discover how stock phrases - schoolboy howler, sweeper system - are only part of the story in the artfully twisted language of football. Let Leigh and Woodhouse take you on a journey, from the top-flightvocabulary of commentators to the more speculative efforts of footballers, from the Champions League circus to a Wednesday night in Rochdale. And prepare to be very entertained.

 

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Football Lexicon by Leigh & Woodhouse

£3.50Price

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