About The Award
The Sports Book Awards Football Book of the Year assesses all forms of football writing, with the Football Writers Association evaluating our most competitive category, as over one hundred excellent titles are submitted for consideration each year.
In association with
The CLoc Football Book of the year, in association with the Football Writers’ Association Winner 2020_
By Tobias Jones
Through the prism of Italy’s ultras – the most organised and most violent fans in European football – Tobias Jones examines the sinister side of football fandom, with its violence and political extremism, but also admires the passion, wit, solidarity and style of a fascinating and contradictory subculture.