Couldn't get through the first two chapters. One continuous whine. Culpepper's realization that United States sports is over-commercialized and superficial is either mawkishly... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jacob M. Spencer
Read "Up Pompey" instead, it is the UK version of the same book and not dumbed down for Americans fans.Published 16 months ago by JonFoden
A great place to start if you are a budding soccer fan. The emotion and excitement of first discovering the wonderful world of club soccer is accurately captured. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Alex McCoy
This is not a serious soccer guru's look at the English Premier League, nor is it a critical comparision between American and European sports. Read morePublished on July 16, 2012 by Lawrence Brewer
If I were to liken Culpepper's approach to any other author it would have to be Bill Bryson - both Americans, both hugely talented writers and both absolutely fascinated with... Read morePublished on February 25, 2012 by Mark Lepine
I admit up front that I only read a couple of pages from the book.
My real purpose here is to comment that what I saw of his writing in the local newspaper here in... Read more
I thought this would read like yet another of those "follow the team for a season" books that the UK churns out over and over. Read morePublished on November 23, 2011 by Brian Maitland
A great read if you are new to watching the game and don't qite 'get it'.
This American sports writer decides to take on and immerse himself in the fanatical social culture of... Read more
I understand where the author is coming from with his complete disillusionment with his life and how picking up and moving a world away has essentially given him his life back. Read morePublished on February 7, 2011 by Evan the Dweezil