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Leagues

By James Nixon

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

A must-have exploration of the modern world of football for all football fans

Find out all about the best divisions in world football. Read about the top leagues in Europe, including the Premier League and the Bundesliga. Discover how each league works, the past champions and some of football's greatest stories.

The Football World series takes a broad look at football on the world stage, covering players, leagues, competitions and the history of football. Each title includes statistics and fun facts and is perfect for football fans aged 8 and up who want to know it all.

Biographical Notes

Politics graduate and sports enthusiast James Nixon lives in Leominster, Herefordshire and is an experienced editor and author of children's non-fiction. He has written over 50 titles on a wide range of topics.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445155807
  • Publication date: 24 Aug 2017
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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