From: Phil on
(Wall Street Journal) - For those of you who remain bewildered by
the mysterious global appeal of the world's most popular sport, I
can guarantee that "Soccer and Philosophy" (Amazon: ) will bewilder you even more � but in a good
way! Attend to the enduring dictum of the working-class Sophocles
of England, the legendary former manager of Liverpool Football
Club, Bill Shankly. One of the book's essays quotes from his line:
"Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I am
very disappointed in that attitude. I can assure them it is much
more serious than that."...


From: Zerkon on
On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 17:51:10 +0200, Phil wrote:

> "Soccer and Philosophy"

Soccer and the lack of TV commercial space is the Commercial American

soccer fans do not like all these interruptions: "officials' time out"..

> for those who remain bewildered by the mysterious global appeal..

... are bewildered about a lot of other things I would guess.