The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime

[Declan Hill] ☆ The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime ¹ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime But the professional game leaves me cold. The Fix is the most explosive story of sports corruption in a generation. I hope you will understand why after reading the book. I think you may never look at sport in the same way again.From the Hardcover edition.. Intriguing, riveting, and compelling, it tells the story of an investigative journalist who sets out to examine the world of match-fixing in professional soccer.From the IntroductionUnderstand how gambling fixers work to

The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime

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Rating : 4.87 (619 Votes)
Asin : 077104139X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 416 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-03-12
Language : English

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But the professional game leaves me cold. The Fix is the most explosive story of sports corruption in a generation. I hope you will understand why after reading the book. I think you may never look at sport in the same way again.From the Hardcover edition.. Intriguing, riveting, and compelling, it tells the story of an investigative journalist who sets out to examine the world of match-fixing in professional soccer.From the IntroductionUnderstand how gambling fixers work to corrupt a soccer game and you will understand how they move into a basketball league, a cricket tournament, or a tennis match (all places, by the way, that criminal fixers have moved into). My views on soccer have changed. I still love the Saturday-morning game between amateurs: the camaraderie and the fresh smell of grass

Part true-crime potboiler, part spy thriller, part academic discourse and part journey of personal discovery."— Stephen Brunt, Globe and Mail"A powerful investigative work…. Fascinating…. Hill makes a good case."— Winnipeg Free Press"An explosive book."— Daily Mail"Declan Hill literally takes his life into his own hands…. He presents convincing evidence that even games in the 2006 World Cup in Germany were fixed…. “Declan has written a well-researched book of investigative journalistic brilliance. Read this book and you'll second guess every referee's dodgy call."— Replay magazineFrom the Hardcover edition.. A book that deals with the unseen and often shadowy world of soccer’s match-

In the last few years, he has completed documentaries on the killing of the head of the Canadian mafia, blood feuds in Kosovo, and ethnic cleansing in Iraq. He specializes in organized crime and international issues. Hill has also won awards for documentaries on honour killings in Turkey, and the murder of journalists in the Philippines. He was a Chevening Scholar at Green College, University of Oxford, and received his doctorate fo

Enlightening and Educational Research About Match Fixing Declan Hill is a distinguished Canadian investigative journalist, film maker, academic scholar, and television news anchor. Dr. Hill specializes in organized crime and international issues. He was a Chevening Scholar at Green College, University of Oxford, where his doctoral dissertation was on match-fixing in professional football (soccer).Dr. Hill spent four years on this highly acclaimed, compelling, and we. The Tip of the Iceberg: 'The Fix: Soccer & Organized Crime' by Declan Hill 'The Fix: Soccer & Organized Crime' by Declan Hill***To anybody who really follows the game of football/soccer, this book is no surprise. Historically, Hill, normally an investigative television producer/journo, gives the reader a good sense as to how lowly-paid players (before worldwide broadcasting brought hundreds of millions in cash to the game) were always susceptible to bribery from bookmakers and variou. Ross Howard said A Well Researched Book. I'm not an avid follower of soccer but nevertheless I found the book very interesting. Mr. Hill's detailed and exhaustive research into the fixing of international soccer matches at the highest levels makes an amazing and suspenseful story involving covert meetings, secret tape recordings and interesting but deadly characters. Unfortunately for the sport it's all true! It's actually a frightening read, especia