The Parimatch Library project is designed for everyone who wants to get acquainted with the history of football and beyond. The books that supplement the library cover various areas and sports.
The reader will be able to get acquainted with the biographies of famous athletes and coaches. A separate area is the books on tactical moves and ingenious strategies that led to victories.
Parimatch regularly replenishes the library with new books. Already now readers have access to such publications as “History of the Champions League”, “Football in the center”, “Football goes north”, “Pep. Confidential “,” Evolution of Guardiola “,” Pep’s City “.
There are currently six books in the Parimatch library. The presentation of the library took place in the summer of 2019.
Football in foggy Albion. Offside sir!
Why are the British called the founders of football? Who organized the first football tournament and when? The first national team match? How and when did professionals appear in football? What role did dogs play in the history of great clubs? Could Chelsea and Arsenal become Fulham? Why do Tottenham fans hate Arsenal? Did the monkey gland extract help the Wolverhampton players? Who has the worst haircut in football? What or who allowed Jurgen Klopp to climb the top of football? You will find answers to these and many other questions in this publication. The book was written by a famous Ukrainian football journalist for all football fans, but first of all it will be of interest to those who are interested in the history of football in general and English in particular.
Lou Martin, Paul Ballus
Spanish journalists Lou Martin and Paul Ballus, insiders at Manchester City Football Club, have written a fascinating story of how a phenomenal team was created from inviting Guardiola himself to recruiting, providing the foundation for his team and superstar players, set a new standard in Britain. football. No other sports columnist has had such access to Guardiola and his team during their three seasons in Manchester. The result is exclusive, in-depth interviews and profiles of all key figures at City, as well as internal stories of the decisions that have shaped its roster. In his three seasons in England, Pep Guardiola has built something the Premier League has never seen before: a team that dominates games like no other, scoring goals and collecting points and trophies at a record pace. This book will be of interest to all Manchester City fans, as well as all English Premier League fans. Pep Guardiola’s personality as one of the most innovative sports trainers in the world will captivate anyone interested in management and the optimal use of human abilities.
Boris Talinovsky, Artem Frankov
Football goes north
The new book about the history and present of football is intended for the widest circle of reading fans, but above all for those who are not indifferent to German football, for whom the concept of “German car” is not something distant and abstract, but very much alive, close and, perhaps, coveted in terms of repetition of this in their native spaces. What is the mystery of the extraordinary success of the West German football school? What changes is the German football industry undergoing in the changed conditions? How did these people who were brilliant football players, playboys and revelers turn into solid and successful coaches and managers? And if not, then why? And how could you give up a million marks in cash in the 1960s? This book will tell about all this, about extremely lively and cheerful stars who have lived exuberant, interesting and instructive biographies.
Champions League history
“History of the Champions League” The book tells in a living and accessible language not only about the final matches of the main club tournament of the planet, but also provides interesting details of both the Champions Cup matches and the history of the future triumphant teams. Particular attention is paid to the performances of Ukrainian clubs, both during the era of the Soviet Union and after its collapse during the days of independent Ukraine. The texts are based on views of the Champions Cup matches, as well as on materials from foreign and domestic sources, including exclusive materials from the Football magazine.
Boris Talinovsky, Artem Frankov
“Football in the center. Cruyff, Puskas and others who changed the game ”The book is dedicated to stories about great players, great coaches and great teams, in a word, the richest history of football. Before us are portraits of Johan Cruyff and Ernst Happel, brilliant Hungarians of the 50s – Ferenc Puskas, Sandor Kocis and their partners, Matthias Sindelar and Ferenc Deak. Written in a lively and accessible language, but with strict adherence to the factual material. The book is based on the publications of Boris Talinovsky in the Football magazine (2006-2014). They have been expanded and supplemented by Artyom Frankov, in addition, a number of original materials have been created specifically for the book on previously discussed topics and persons.
“If my players hit their nose, I will kill them,” Jose Maria Guardiola y Sala said recently. For everyone who loves football, and for those who do not love it either, but who simply hear about it, Pep is a person without whom modern football simply does not exist. It is clear that this was said in the heat of the moment. But these words illustrate him well – an outstanding football coach.
He was the mentor of the most eminent modern football teams: Barcelona, Bayern, and now Manchester City.
Evolution of Guardiola
The Evolution of Guardiola is a sequel to Marty Perarnau’s monumental work Pep: Confidential. But if in the first book the author talks about the first season of Pep Guardiola’s work at Bayern Munich, then this time the reader will have the opportunity to look behind the scenes of the second and third seasons of the Catalan coach’s work at the Munich club. Also, “The Evolution of Guardiola” gives a detailed answer to the question about the choice of Guardiola his next job – in “Manchester City”. Perarnau enjoys the sympathetic attitude of Guardiola’s assistants and Pep himself, and reveals to the reader many of Bayern’s tactical secrets in the 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons. How did Pep prepare his team for the matches against Roma, Juventus and Atlético in the Champions League? How did Germany change Guardiola? How did he himself change all of German football? Why did he choose Manchester City as his next job? These and many other questions are answered by Marty Perarnau’s second book “The Evolution of Guardiola”. A work that is a must-read for every football fan.