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Win Mad For It - Footies Greatest Rivalries

Win a copy of Mad for It: From Blackpool to Barcelona Football`s Greatest Rivalries

What`s the ultimate football derby? Could it be Liverpool v Manchester United, Southampton v Portsmouth, Newcastle v Sunderland, Rangers v Celtic, Arsenal v Spurs, Wrexham v Chester City, West Bromwich Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Preston North End v Blackpool, or Millwall v West Ham?

In the new book Mad for It Andy Mitten talks to managers, players, backroom staff, local journalists and to a host of passionate fans to illuminate the conflicts, tensions, histories and culture behind these fascinating games. From the biggest global clashes and little known derbies in Cairo or Calcutta which attract twice as many fans as any Old Firm clash, to the coldest derby in the world, and the friendliest - Mad for It journeys across the UK and to the far-flung regions of planet football to discover the classic derby matches.

Features 28 games including: Argentina v Brazil, Cliftonville v Linfield, Barcelona v Real Madrid, Roma v Lazio, Elgin City v East Stirlingshire, Boca Juniors v River Plate Iran v Iraq, Mohun Bagan v East Bengal and many more…

Mad for It is available now in hardback from Amazon.co.uk and all good bookshops.

Or to be in with a chance of winning one of ten copies answer the following question

Question: Which famous Manchester band are known for the 'mad for it' saying? (Hint, you need one of these if you are stuck out in the desert without water!)

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The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 5 2008

Time: 11:55AM

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Theyve never been to a Beech Hill Vs Standish Lower Ground or Ince Parish Vs Bethel game!
worbo
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05/08/2008 12:01:00

Yes, who are the natural enemy to Wigan? Is it the rugby teams?
storagematt
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05/08/2008 13:18:00

yep it is Wigan Warriors, for me though it has to be B**l*n
worbo
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05/08/2008 13:41:00

 

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