The Resource Men in Blazers present encyclopedia blazertannica : [a suboptimal guide to soccer, America's "sport of the future" since 1972], Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, (electronic resource)

Men in Blazers present encyclopedia blazertannica : [a suboptimal guide to soccer, America's "sport of the future" since 1972], Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, (electronic resource)

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Men in Blazers present encyclopedia blazertannica : [a suboptimal guide to soccer, America's "sport of the future" since 1972]
Title
Men in Blazers present encyclopedia blazertannica
Title remainder
[a suboptimal guide to soccer, America's "sport of the future" since 1972]
Statement of responsibility
Roger Bennett and Michael Davies
Title variation
Encyclopedia blazertannica
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eng
Summary
Soccer has been America's Sport of the Future since 1972. Propelled by the rise of the World Cup, Premier League, the glory of the United States Women's National Team, Lionel Messi's DemiGod-esque talent and repeat exposure to Cristiano Ronaldo's preening abs, that Future has finally arrived.The Men in Blazers are two English-born, soccer-obsessed broadcasters who have savored the dizzying growth of the game along with millions of Americans, as if it was a rollicking, sporting telenovela playing out in real life. Written in such a way that fully immerses Americans in the history and culture of the world's game, their Encyclopedia Blazertannica relives the careers of such greats such as George Best, Maradona, Beckham... and Alexi Lalas. It examines fan culture, from the tactical variations of scarf tying, to the pathos of England's classic, yet doomed, World Cup theme songs, and explores the complex physics and ethics of both celebratory knee slides and fights between players, along with such burning questions as how professional footballers deal with hair loss. Any listener will feel as if they've had a front-row seat for the classic matches--seeing every dive and missed penalty kick, and hearing every vulgar chant--and will emerge with a deeper appreciation for the dodgy haircuts and ill-judged neck tattoos that populate world football.Includes bonus material exclusive to the audiobook: an extended clip from the Men in Blazers podcast
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1970-
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Bennett, Roger
Dewey number
796.352
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
GV943.2
LC item number
.B44 2018
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other
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not applicable
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Read by the authors
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1966-
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Davies, Michael
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  • Soccer
  • Soccer
  • Soccer
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Men in Blazers present encyclopedia blazertannica : [a suboptimal guide to soccer, America's "sport of the future" since 1972], Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (04 hr., 40 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
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9781101923726
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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(OCoLC)1035846523
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Men in Blazers present encyclopedia blazertannica : [a suboptimal guide to soccer, America's "sport of the future" since 1972], Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (04 hr., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781101923726
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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16c03733-6038-4d56-83f3-636509d804e9
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)1035846523
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not applicable
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