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Goalless Draws: Illuminating the Genius of Modern Football
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David Squires
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Goalless Draws: Illuminating the Genius of Modern Football

David Squires


9781783351626

Guardian Faber Publishing


Cartoons & comic strips;
Humour collections & anthologies;
Sports & outdoor recreation;
Sports teams & clubs;
Football (Soccer, Association football)


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224 pages

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Modern football can be baffling. What with half-and-half scarves, VARs and player signings announced via online piano recitals, you could be forgiven for wanting to throw it all in for the simpler pleasures of quantum mechanics, or cricket. But don't despair just yet: help is at hand.

In Goalless Draws, David Squires introduces an unmissable highlights reel of his finest Guardian football cartoons from 2014 to the 2018 Russia World Cup. From the ever-dizzying managerial roundabout to the absurd world of the transfer window, and from the true meaning of 'football heritage' to the annual tradition of poppygate, the result is a riotous reminder both of everything that's wrong with the modern game, and everything that keeps us coming back for more.

By:   David Squires
Imprint:   Guardian Faber Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   310g
ISBN:   9781783351626
ISBN 10:   1783351624
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

David Squires is a Sydney-based artist and illustrator. His work has featured prominently in a wide range of publications, from the Guardian to Pickles magazine. His work focuses on football and his hilarious comics and detailed illustrations cast a critical eye on the beautiful game. He is the author of The Illustrated History of Football and The Illustrated Football Hall of Fame.

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