Europe United

Europe United One Football Fan, One Crazy Season, Fifty-Five UEFA Nations

Paperback (13 May 2021)

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Synopsis

** AS SEEN ON BBC FOOTBALL FOCUS AND BT SPORT **
** 'Excellent and thoroughly enjoyable' Sunday Sport **
** 'Informative and eye-opening . . . an inspirational and motivational book' footballbookreviews.com **

'ONE MAN AND HIS QUEST TO SEE A GAME IN EVERY UEFA NATION IN ONE SEASON' Paul Doyle, Guardian


In June 2017, Matt said farewell to his job, surrendered his Fulham FC season ticket and set off for Georgia, the first stop on his mission. He would end his adventure eleven months later in Montenegro, having conquered the continent and captured the imagination of its sporting media.

His epic journey would pose its challenges. Yet no amount of airport confusion in Iceland, unusual betting activity in Latvia, spectator bans in Albania or ropey breakfast buffets in Moldova would make Matt miss a matchday. And then there were the games themselves: showcasing the full spectrum of footballing theatre, from the truly sublime to the utterly ridiculous.

This is the story of one fan on a once-in-a-lifetime experience: travelling to Europe's unseen corners, talking with its unsung supporters, and tracing the beautiful game across the breadth of our brilliant, bizarre continent.

Book information

ISBN: 9781787476134
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Imprint: riverrun
Pub date:
DEWEY: 796.334094
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 454 , 8 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 336g
Height: 129mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 31mm