Goal-Post: Victorian Football Vol 2

Goal-Post: Victorian Football Vol 2
Edited by Paul Brown
Paperback, ISBN 9780956227065

‘Beautifully written material’ – When Saturday Comes

Goal-Post Vol 2 is a second anthology of Victorian football writing, containing first-hand accounts of the birth and development of the world’s greatest game, written by those who were there to witness it. Presented over two volumes, Goal-Post highlights some of the players, officials, clubs and matches that helped shape and define the game.

Press and media:

Victorian writing collection that is really on the ball
Sports Journalists’ Association
“Published in the year of the 150th anniversary of the Football Association and the 125th anniversary of the Football League, Goal-Post volume 2 arrives at a time when there is a sharper than usual focus on the Victorian game.” More

Goal-Post: Victorian Football Vol 2 book review
“As with Volume 1, this collection of Victorian writing provides the reader with a unique range of food for thought… It’s football, gentlemen, but not as we know it.” More

Goal-Post: Victorian Football is no longer in print.

Published by Paul Brown

Writes about football, history, true adventure. The Guardian, Four Four Two, When Saturday Comes, The Blizzard, Longreads, Deadspin, etc. Latest book: The Ruhleben Football Association. Twitter: @paulbrownUK