Letter: Library fever

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Library fever

Sir: When young lads aren't watching or playing football, they are often drawn to read about it; one valuable spin-off from the success of Fever Pitch is that there are now many well-written books about every aspect of football in print.

Canny teachers and parents should therefore load their supposedly bibliophobic charges ("Football mania has a lot to answer for", 3 January) with a library about their favourite team - although I concede this might be problematic for supporters of neglected minnows such as Darlington, Halifax or Manchester City ...


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