"Freedman's book is distinctive owing to its treatment of pro venues... Many of the color photographs are generously laid out. A nice compendium that conveniently brings together some arcane facts and particulars, this cross between a reference book and a pictorial work will appeal to hard-core football fans." -- Library Journal Fully updated to include the recent changes to NFL home stadiums, Football Stadiums tells the stories of 140 great stadiums standing across the United States that have hosted pro football or college football play. These are the home fields of NFL franchises and college teams and as such are a source of endless fascination, research and discussion. They carry vivid memories of victories and losses, and remind spectators of their home town or college life. To loyal fans, they are hallowed ground and the even the destination of pilgrimages. The new stadiums included are: Atlanta Falcons have left the Georgia Dome for the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, opened 2017 Minnesota Vikings have left Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome for the new U.S. Bank Stadium, opened 2016 Los Angeles Rams were at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, temporarily, and have moved, again temporarily, to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, while their new stadium is under construction San Francisco 49ers, no longer at the storied Candlestick Park, are at Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara San Diego Chargers have left Qualcomm Stadium for temporary quarters in L.A.'s StubHub Center while the new stadium is under construction. Americans love football. Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, has been called "a shrine to pro football." It takes just over 73,000 fans to fill its seats yet more than 81,000 names are on the season-ticket waiting list. The average wait time is 30 years. Lambeau is just one of America's many stadiums that embody the spirit of the game. Football Stadiums is a loving tribute to the sport's greatest shrines.
Whether you’re just picking a favorite Premier League team or you’ve been a supporter for decades, this book is for you. The authors went to the matches, walked the towns, and talked to the locals to capture the unique experience of English football – from an American perspective. Inside, you’ll learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about your favorite Premier League club. This book covers the history, from the greatest players to the fiercest rivalries. You’ll also get special tips about every club, like the best way to get tickets and which pub to go to before the match.
These sheets should be useful to anybody who writes pub quizzes or a quiz for a charity fund-raising event, or they can be used as a bank of questions, or even just to challenge yourself. They are designed to be photocopied as a written quiz and hence they have spaces for the answers and team names. There are 80 sheets with an average of about 25 questions on each, that's over 2000 questions. They are called 'Half Time Quiz' because you can use them for the written part of the quiz which is usually handed in at 'half time' or the interval for marking. This is the part of the quiz that can take much longer to compile.
With Two Large Section Plans of Central London; Map of London and Twelve Miles Round; Two Railway Maps; Map Showing Main Roads Out of London; Plan of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, and Twenty Other Maps and Plans. Over One Hundred Illustrations