Jonathan Wilson's work is always informative and well written and this book is no exception.
Inverting the Pyramid: The History of Football Tactics Anyone who loves the beautiful game should read this book, those obsessed with the sport should read it again.
The quality of writing is very good, well above the level of the great majority of sports journalism, and Wilson appears to be a very thorough researcher.
Very interesting read. The writing is compelling and the history is fun to learn.Published 11 days ago by Joe
This book is thorough, I'll give it that. However, the pace is completely off. It reads less like a book on strategy and more like a historical encyclopedia. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. C.
From this book you can learn how and what it takes for building strong teamwork, because in football only teamwork gets the job done. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Raimonds
Can get a little technical at times (and I wish there were some more tactical charts to aid the text) but its a mandatory read for football fans!Published 2 months ago by SamNYC
Extremely inspiring & very subtle storytelling about the history of truly beautiful football. 1920s Uruguay chapter is required reading for my under 13s squad.Published 3 months ago by Vicken Dombalagian
Jonathan WIlson knocks another one out of the park. An amazing look at what is essentially the history of football. Read morePublished 3 months ago by VP
If you like soccer history you will love this book. I couldn't stop reading it. Excellent history of tactics will teach you how the current systems have evolvedPublished 3 months ago by Irv
Very thorough, but also very tiring. Poorly written. Lots of names mentioned, one has to backtrack numerous times more than a few pages each. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jason Filippou