Tag: 1980s

Review: The Hidden Game of Football by Bob Carroll, Pete Palmer...

The Hidden Game of Football essentially created the field of football analytics. It changed how sportswriters and analysts looked at the game.

Bob Glauber: ‘Parcells basically accused Walsh of cheating’

Bob Glauber, author of Guts and Glory, discusses the book's origins and reveals his favourite football books.

Review: Guts and Genius, Bob Glauber

Bill Walsh, Bill Parcells and Joe Gibbs dominated the NFL in the 1980s. Bob Glauber looks at their careers.

Review: Bringing the Heat, Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden spends a year following the 1992 Philadelphia Eagles.

Best of Rivals, Adam Lazarus

Adam Lazarus tells the story of the bitter rivalry between Joe Montana and his backup Steve Young.

America’s Game, Michael MacCambridge

If Michael MacCambridge's history of the NFL isn't the greatest football book ever written, then there are few better.

The New Thinking Man’s Guide to Pro Football, Paul Zimmerman

Paul Zimmerman's guide to the ins and outs of pro football is an essential classic.

The $1 League, Jim Byrne

The story of the ill-fated United States Football League, which took on the NFL in the 1980s.