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Invincible: Inside Arsenal's Unbeaten 2003-2004 SeasonPenguin #ad - It was a feat unequalled in modern football. In 2003-04, arsenal overcame every conceivable challenge to complete a 38-game league without a single loss. But for arsene wenger's 'invincibles', a team including legends Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira and Dennis Bergkamp, it was a challenge that went far beyond sport.
Invincible: Inside Arsenal's Unbeaten 2003-2004 Season #ad - It takes readers inside the locker room, to reveal the teamwork, the psychology and the struggle behind one of the greatest teams in history. Based on exclusive players interviews, this definitive book relives the pivotal games and moments, and allows the Invincibles to tell their own story. Viking.
Pep Guardiola: The EvolutionArena Sport #ad - Perarnau reveals how guardiola improved as a manager at Bayern despite failing to land the ultimate prize in European football, examines his decision to leave Germany to take up the challenge at Manchester City and how his managerial style will continue to evolve in the Premier League. In the follow-up to his critically acclaimed account of Guardiola’s first full season at Bayern, Pep Confidential, Perarnau now lifts the lid on the Catalan’s whole tenure in Bavaria.
Pep Guardiola: The Evolution #ad - For three extraordinary seasons at bayern munich, above all, its backroom staff, its board members and, to its manager, Marti´ Perarnau was given total access around the German super club – to its players, Pep Guardiola. Viking. Pep guardiola: the evolution takes the reader on a journey through three action packed seasons as Bayern smashed domestic records yet struggled to emulate that dominance in Europe, analysing Guardiola’s management style through key moments on and off the field.
It is a portrait and analysis of a manager and the footballing philosophies that have beguiled the world. This is more than the story of three seasons with one of the biggest clubs in the game.
Zonal Marking: From Ajax to Zidane, the Making of Modern SoccerBold Type Books #ad - Then the baton passed to the Italians, who clearly boasted Europe's strongest league. Viking. Next, barcelona and spain won everything during a very obvious four-year period of dominance, before tiki-taka's decline meant Bayern and Germany took control. A mazy dribble through the recent history of European soccer, showing how shifting styles and influence have shaped the game.
In the early 1990s, the Dutch footballing philosophy was worshipped across the continent. Finally, europe's most successful coaches found themselves competing in England, introducing a brilliant cacophony of styles to the Premier League. Zonal marking is a glorious travelogue through soccer's triumphant styles and characters.
Zonal Marking: From Ajax to Zidane, the Making of Modern Soccer #ad - But when france started winning everything at the international level its national academy became the template for others, almost out of nowhere, until suddenly, Europe's most revered player and manager both hailed from Portugal.
Arsene Wenger: The Inside Story of Arsenal Under WengerSimon & Schuster Ltd #ad - At the same time, he introduced new ideas on diet, training and tactics, exercise, which many players believe extended their careers. He assesses the scale of Wenger's achievements and whether the criticism he faced towards the end was justified. But soon he was transforming the way the team played, melding the famous english defensive spine of Tony Adams, Thierry Henry and Robert Pires, Nigel Winterburn and David Seaman with a hugely creative foreign attacking spirit, epitomised by Dennis Bergkamp, Martin Keown, Lee Dixon, that could both outplay and outmuscle their rivals.
Arsene wenger builds into the most complete portrait of the Frenchman yet written. Viking. Some began to question whether he had been left behind, despite picking up back-to-back FA Cups in 2014 and 2015, and in the end in April 2018 he decided the time was right to step away. Now, in this updated edition of john Cross's acclaimed biography, the author provides a compelling account of the man and his methods across 22 years in charge.
Arsene Wenger: The Inside Story of Arsenal Under Wenger #ad - Despite the financial constraints he faced, he still managed to keep the club playing in the Champions League year after year while remaining true to his philosophy of how the game should be played. When arsene wenger arrived at arsenal in 1996, he was little known to fans at the club and many doubted he could bring back the glory days of George Graham.
Having won numerous trophies, wenger then had to help the gunners through the next stage of their development when they moved from Highbury to the Emirates Stadium, and led the Invincibles to an unprecedented unbeaten league season in 2003-04, a move that was followed by a nine-year trophy drought.
The most comprehensive biography of arsene wenger ever published, now fully revised and updated to the end of his arsenal career.