Good Reads

The New World Soccer Conundrum by Ben Willis

Inverting the Pyramid by Johnathan Wilson

Offside by Andrei S. Markovits & Steven L. Hellerman

The Italian Job by Gianluca Vialli & Gabriele Marcotti

Soccer in the Sun and Shadow by Eduardo Galeano

Among the Thugs by Bill Buford

Soccernomics by Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski

The Miracle of Castel Di Sangro by Joe McGinniss

Soccer: Modern Tactics by Allessandro Zauli

The Damned United by David Peace

The Thinking Fan’s Guide to the World Cup edited by Matt Weiland & Sean Wilsey

This Love Is Not For Cowards by Robert Andrew Powell

Game Over: How Politics Has Turned the Sports World Upside Down by Dave Zirin

A People’s History of Sports in the United States by Dave Zirin

Soccer Against the Enemy by Simon Kuper

How Soccer Explains the World by Franklin Foer

The Numbers Game by Chris Anderson & David Sally

I Think Therefore I Play by Andrea Pirlo with Alessandro Alciato

Contagious by Jonah Berger

The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle

The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver

Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Steven J. Dubner

Richer Than God by David Conn

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Maverick by Ricardo Semler

Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne

The Carolina Way by Dean Smith, Gerald D. Bell & John Kilgo

Start With Why by Simon Sinek

The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader by John C. Maxwell

I Got Schooled by M. Night Shyamalan

The New New Thing by Michael Lewis

Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis

Boomerang by Michael Lewis

The Blind Side by Michael Lewis

Moneyball by Michael Lewis

Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

The Big Short by Michael Lewis

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell



For those not yet acquainted with the two exemplary publications listed below, each is an addictive and extraordinary resource for anyone who’d like to broaden their soccer horizons.

Blizzard Magazine

Howler Magazine

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