YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE WORLD CUP 2018!
This book makes a convincing case for not travelling to Russia for the World Cup, but rather staying at home and reading all about it.
It dissects the qualifying campaign and groups, and also has a history of the World Cup with some surprising facts. Then there's a complete list of fixtures which has already printed England in the final to save you a bit of time. It even looks forward to Qatar 2022 and suggests it might not be so bad after all.
Written by the football enthusiasts who brought you The Premier League : 25 Years and Euro 2016, it has enough facts to inform, enough laughs to impress even Sir Alex, and the answers to many questions, some of which you may even want to know the answers to, including:
Why do Germany wear 4 stars on their shirts even though a country of that name has only won the World Cup once?
Is Eduard Streltsov the best footballer you've never heard of?
What naughty thing will Suarez do this time?
Which team has the best kit?
Which team went out at the last 16 stage of the last 5 consecutive World Cups?
So settle back and enjoy the ultimate guide to the World Cup 2018 - perfect for every football fan!
World Cup 2018 is the 26th book Lloyd has written and the 7th on football. He is also the author of The Premier League : 25 Years, and the bestselling Euro 2016 Guide. Ronan Fitzsimons is the author of four books, a lecturer in languages at Nottingham Trent University and a Newcastle fan.