By James Brown
'The Fever PItch of five-a-side' TONY PARSONS
A must-have for someone who has ever performed and loved beginner football.
James Brown has been enjoying soccer because starting to be up within the backstreets of Leeds. The unexpected demise of 1 his long-standing staff buddies made James think of the original bond among males who meet one another as soon as per week for years, yet have no idea any own information past pitch prowess.
Five-a-Side soccer is the place you play the attractive video game for romance, now not cash. You play it for all times and also you play it all over. Your equipment is damp and your legs are a leopard's again of bruises. Shirts are usually tight round the abdominal, together with your hero's identify plastered throughout your shoulder blades. The showers are too chilly in wintry weather and too sizzling in summer season.
Your used activities bag remains unpacked within the corridor, and your water bottles are lower than the kitchen sink. The post-match hot down occurs within the pub. As does the fit research. in contrast the nice and cozy up is non-existent. Your functionality is patchy and perhaps now not what it was once. yet all of us nonetheless imagine we performed nice. Five-a-Side is wearing Karaoke - a time and position to reside out our dreams.
This is a ebook for we all - college pals, paintings colleagues, overall strangers - bonded by means of the need to blast one into the web from ft away.
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Above Head Height: A Five-A-Side Life by James Brown