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An anxious time near goal. "Shoot!"

An anxious time near goal. "Shoot!"



FOOTBALL.



THE ASSOCIATION GAME.



BY

C. W. ALCOCK,

VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION,
EDITOR OF THE "FOOTBALL ANNUAL."


WITH ILLUSTRATIONS


NEW EDITION, REVISED


LONDON:

GEORGE BELL & SONS.

1906.



CONTENTS.

chapter page
I. The Formation of the Association
II. The Growth of the Association Game 13 
III. The Progress of the Association 20 
IV. The Football of To-day 29B
V. Modern Football, and how to Play it      40 
VI. The Captaincy 42 
VII. The Forwards 44 
VIII. The Half-backs 52 
IX. The Full Backs 55 
X. The Goal-keeper 58 
XI. General Hints 60 
Appendix 65 



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

page
An Anxious Time near Goal. "Shoot!"   Frontispiece  
A Close Dribble. 'Ware Sharp Shot! To face 30
Just over the Bar. Saved! „   34
At Close Quarters. A Good Opening „   42
Well kicked! Just too Late „   46
Half-back shoots at Goal „   52
Well Saved! A Hot Shot stopped „   58
A Trip. Where's the Referee? „   62


This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.