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The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on November 28, 2009
Declan Hill has blown open the door on a world of corruption that reaches the highest levels of world soccer. As a direct result of his investigation, European football associations are finally waking up to the real threat match fixing poses to the their game. Whether or not their efforts will go far enough remains to be seen. Regardless, the revelations Hill makes cannot be ignored. His book has already made an impact. This is essential reading for anyone who cares about soccer or sport in general.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on November 29, 2009
Part travelogue, part journalism, all of it thoroughly absorbing. I read the book in one sitting, I could not bear to put it down unfinished. A cautionary tale of what happened in Asia and what could happen in Europe if FIFA does not wake up. If you care about soccer, you should read this book.
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on January 30, 2014
The information in the book was interesting, but it was presented in such a haphazard, anecdotal way that it was hard to follow. It might have been a bit better if someone who was actually an investigative journalist (I believe the author is a statistician) edited or collaborated with Hill and made the whole thing more systematic & readable.
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on July 6, 2014
WOW will never be able to watch a soccer game again without wondering if a bad play was intentional or if a bad call was intentional

amazing book would recommend that every soccer fan read, actually any sport fan
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on August 20, 2012
Great research, author is also a very good story teller. Disturbing facts for any sports fan. You will never watch a game with the same perspective.
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on October 21, 2013
Defintitely makes me think twice when I watch a soccer game. I always wondered why some things seemed to fixed.
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on August 15, 2015
interesting story line but poorly written, I expected better writing from a journalist
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0 of 11 people found the following review helpful
on May 8, 2009
full of speculation and no hard facts. This was a money grab and an obvious twisting of facts.
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