Soccernomics

Why England Loses, Why Spain, Germany, and Brazil Win, and Why the Us, Japan, Australia, Turkey--And Even Iraq--Are De

By Simon Kuper; Stefan Szymanski
(Nation Books, Paperback, 9781568587011, 448pp.)

Publication Date: May 2012

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[Kuper and Szymanksi] do for soccer what Moneyball did for baseballput the game under an analytical microscope using statistics, economics, psychology and intuition to try to transform a dogmatic sport.” The New York Times




About the Author
Simon Kuper is the author of Football Against the Enemy (which won the William Hill Prize) and Ajax, The Dutch, The War (shortlisted for the William Hill Prize).Why England Lose appeared in August 2010. Simon writes for the Financial Times, and previously wrote football columns for The Times and the Observer. He is currently also a columnist for Four Four Two magazine.

Stefan Szymanski is professor of economics and the MBA Dean at the Cass Business School, City University London. He is the coauthor of "Fans of the World, Unite!: A (Capitalist) Manifesto for Sports Consumers," "National Pastime: How Americans Play Baseball and the Rest of the World Plays Soccer" and "Winners and Losers: The Business Strategy of Football."
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