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The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime

Authors: Hill, Declan
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
BISAC/Subject: SOC000000, SPO040000, TRU000000
ISBN: 9781551992495, Related ISBNs: 0771041381, 077104139X, 1551992493, 9780771041389, 9780771041396
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 416,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The Fix is the most explosive story of sports corruption in a generation. 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 Introduction
Understand 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. But the professional game leaves me cold. I hope you will understand why after reading the book. I think you may never look at sport in the same way again.
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