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Brilliant Orange The Netherlands Has One Of The World S Most Distinctive And Sophisticated Football Cultures From The Birth Of Total Football In The Sixties, Through Two Decades Of World Cup Near Misses To The Exiles Who Remade Clubs Like AC Milan, Barcelona, Arsenal And Chelsea In Their Own Image, The Dutch Have Often Been Dazzlingly Original And Influential The Elements Of Their Style Exquisite Skills, Adventurous Attacking Tactics, A Unique Blend Of Individual Creativity And Teamwork, Weird Patterns Of Self Destruction Reflect And Embody The Country S Culture And History.

[Read] ➪ Brilliant Orange  By David Winner – Viagraonl1ne.us
  • Hardcover
  • 246 pages
  • Brilliant Orange
  • David Winner
  • English
  • 08 October 2017
  • 0747547084

    10 thoughts on “[Read] ➪ Brilliant Orange By David Winner – Viagraonl1ne.us


  1. says:

    Fascinating study of the evolution of Total Football, taking in the possibilities that the Dutch teams of the 1960s were influenced by such varied aspects of their culture as architecture, geography, social upheaval and discussing potential reasons for why they also have a habit of imploding and failing dramatical...


  2. says:

    Let me begin this with a confession I had absolutely no intention of reading this book so soon into the New Year, especially after reading something as comprehensive exhausting as Soccer in Sun and Shadow last month But a friend of mine on Twitter seemed to wax lyrical about it while he was halfway through, so I sort of gave him my word over a discussion I would read it there you go, I did Brilliant Orange is a football book alright, despite David Winner s disclaimer that it is Let me begin this with a confession I had absolutely no intention of reading this book so soon into the New Year, especially after rea...


  3. says:

    One of the most hilarious things that can happen on a soccer field is also one of the most improbable It s when a player attempts to take a shot on goal and misses so far wide that the ball crosses the sideline, resulting in a throw in for the opposing team and much laughter from everyone who witnessed it If you re unfamiliar with the sport or with the physics of striking a ball, trust me that this is not an easy thing to do I ve been playing watching soccer for close to 25 years and I ve per One of the most hilarious things that can happen on a soccer field is also one of the most improbable It s when a player attempts to take a...


  4. says:

    Hollanda ya ve Hollanda futboluna ilgi duyanlar i in g zel bir giri kitab.


  5. says:

    This is a very good, but fundamentally flawed book It is an easy fun read with above average intelligence w r t reportingthought At the same time, it continually hints at ideas that it shies away from exploring in a littledepth There is no bibliography, so it is tough to make a case for it pointing to other books that may provideinsight It makes the whole thing feel like a well quoted confirmation of t...


  6. says:

    This book sells itself as a populist guide to Dutch soccer, one that will deal with not just history, but strategy and theory It doesn t exactly deliver The first few chapters are engaging and make connections between the way the Dutch play soccer and the way they think about art, cities, politics and philosophy From there, the author descends into a series of exegeses dealing with particular players, matches and coaches that, together, provide a haphazard history o...


  7. says:

    nan lmaz Yani o kadar senedir sa da solda hakk nda kurulan vg c mleleri bo una de ilmi thaki den de Allah raz olsun, yeniden canland rd Futbol K lt r serisini bu kitapla ta land rm Daha 100 Sayfas nda burada 5 y ld z verece imi kararla t rm t...


  8. says:

    Bir kez de T rk esinden okumak farzd Hala be y ld z ok iyi kitap.


  9. says:

    Can countries even have national football neuroses Nahhh The boring truth is that we really can t connect the way a country plays football to its national psyche because football is a collection of players, all separate humans and a country is just an idea, formed by millions of different people over thousands of years But this book is great At those precious moments when a country s football reaches its golden age, what fun Then there is so much beautiful happening that we can choose a Can countries even have national football neuroses Nahhh The boring truth is that we really can t connect the way a country plays football to its national psyche because football is a collection of players, all separate humans and a country is just an idea, formed by millions of different people over thousands of years But this book is great...


  10. says:

    Marika this book was a fascinating look behind the brillance of dutch footballers and dutch society since the 60s in general and how the two relate I learned that the dutch soccer philosophy of playing attractive attacking football has been paramount to actually winning for the majority of the Dutch football heirarchy, ever since the glory days of Cruyff and Ajax in...

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