1. Introduction; the game of nations.
Section 1: Football Nations Within the State.
2. UK 4 FIFA 0: the result of football's early development.
3. Storming the Castile; footballing nations of Spain.
4. Playing in the right language: football in Belgium.
5. Playing across the border; football frontiers.
Section 2: Football as an Extension of the State.
6. Read Star Dynamo Lokomotiv Torpedo FC: football in Eastern Europe.
7. Don't shoot me. I'm presidente; football and politics in Argentina.
8. Ultra-political: football culture in Italy.
9. Women can't play, it's a male ball: her story in football.