Rivals Game, The

Subtitle:
Inside the British Football Derby
By:
Douglas Beattie
Price:
£9.99
Publication date:
ISBN:
9781908051035
Format:
Paperback
Size:
216 x 138
Pages:
224

Description

Why do football fans decide to support one club over another in cities where intense, deep-seated rivalries exist? What makes them choose: family ties, geography, politics, religion, race? Find out what really lies at the heart of Britain's greatest derbies, at all the matches with a history of passion and divisiveness which transcends football 

About the author

Douglas Beattie is a BBC journalist and producer. He regularly works for Radio 4 and has previously been with Five Live, the UK Press Association and Scottish Television. He has written about football for national newspapers, magazines and websites, despite being scarred by his earliest memory – of Scotland's disastrous 1978 World Cup campaign.

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