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Sport and sporting prowess, interesting biographies and autobiographies, great commentators like Alistair Cooke to ColemanBalls and word gaffes to make you laugh, all manner of sporting history.
CLASSIC GUIDE TO POLO
T. S. DALE    Book Number: 87118
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First published in 1905, the book was created as the definitive manual for polo, explaining its origins and rules, offering strategic advice, and reflecting on what might be to come. Dale's instru...
HORSE RACING MANUAL
TOM PEACOCK    Book Number: 88691
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From the excellent Haynes Guides stable, whether you be a punter or admire the athleticism of the horse, this excellent guide covers types of racing on the flat, jump racing and all weather racing,...
BLEACHERS
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 89228
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Glory never dies. Neely Crenshaw was the best quarterback ever to play for the Messina Spartans, the state's most legendary high school football team. 15 years later with the glory days far behind...
THIS IS THE ONE: Sir Alex Ferguson
DANIEL TAYLOR    Book Number: 90154
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When this book was first published in 2007 it was hailed as an all-time Manchester Utd classic and featured in The Times all-time top 50 sports books. We have here the 2011 updated and revised pape...
FAN: A Novel
DANNY RHODES    Book Number: 90598
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Author Danny Rhodes was at Hillsborough on 15th April 1989, and he has donated a percentage of the profits of this book to the memory of the Hillsborough 96. His novel is set in 1989. 18 year old...
A TO Z OF FOOTBALL COLLECTIBLES
CARL WILKES    Book Number: 90845
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Sub-titled 'Precious Football Cards and Sought-After Soccer Stickers', here you'll discover priceless information on the history and likely value of football cards and stickers, now highly investab...
SPIRIT OF CRICKET: Reflections on Play and Life
MIKE BREARLEY    Book Number: 90917
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Mike Brearley OBE was educated at Cambridge where he read classics and moral sciences and captained the University. He played for Middlesex County Cricket Club intermittently from 1961 to 1983 and...
ALI: A Life
JONATHAN EIG    Book Number: 90990
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Winner of the Sports Book of the Year 2018 this is the most definitive biography of Muhammad Ali that has ever been published, based on more than 500 interviews with those who knew him best and wit...
FOOTBALL LEAKS: Uncovering the Dirty Deals
R. BUSCHMANN & M. WULZINGER    Book Number: 91149
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Reading like a Cold War thriller, this is probably the biggest story in football of the last decade, the shocking ugly underside of the beautiful game. One anonymous football fan, 18.6 million con...
EVITA BURNED DOWN OUR PAVILION
TIMOTHY ABRAHAM & JAMES COYNE    Book Number: 91275
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Sub-titled 'A Cricket Odyssey Through Latin America' here is a history of South American food, music and culture which are cutting a swathe across the western world. What if cricket, the quintesse...
GRAND PRIX: The Killer Years
EDITED BY JOHN L MATTHEWS    Book Number: 91469
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With extended interviews from the BBC film, here is the tragic, dramatic and unmissable story of Formula One's killer years when the sport was out of control. In the 1960s and early 1970s mechanic...
THAT WILL BE ENGLAND GONE
MICHAEL HENDERSON    Book Number: 91595
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Sub-titled 'The Last Summer of Cricket', Henderson revisits much-loved places to see how the game of cricket grew up and how it has changed since the day in 1965 when he saw the great fast bowler F...
TENDULKAR IN WISDEN: An Anthology
EDITED BY ANJALI DOSHI    Book Number: 91701
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It was in 1989 that Sachin Tendulkar first appeared in Wisden, the book's 126th edition. From the time he scored his first Test century at the age of 17 at Old Trafford, through to his final innin...
SIT STRONG
HARRIET GRIFFEY     Book Number: 91908
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Sub-titled 'Everyday Exercises to Stretch and Strengthen Your Posture' this pictorial guide is produced on pale orange or blue coloured pages with attractive modern fonts and design and clear colou...
DAILY MAIL BASIC CHESS
DAVID LEVENS    Book Number: 92061
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A comprehensive and jargon-free guide to the rules and tactics, this Daily Mail publication is the book you need to master the game. Now anyone can play chess with this straightforward guide espec...
HER MAJESTY'S PLEASURE: How Horse Racing Enthrals the Queen
JULIAN MUSCAT    Book Number: 92330
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By their reminiscing, the people who bring this book to life reflect the late Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's disposition in all turf matters. Invariably smiling when on the racecourse she was also,...
ONE: My Autobiography
PETER SCHMEICHEL    Book Number: 92468
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'Why me? How could a boy from a Copenhagen tower block say I want to be champion with Manchester United and Denmark and make it happen?' Frank and conversational in tone, honest and unsentimental,...
PHYSICAL TRAINING SIMPLIFIED
EDWARD WARMAN    Book Number: 92477
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A British Library reprint of a physical fitness manual from the Edwardian Age which is both refreshingly practical and amusingly eccentric. 'The exercises herewith given are so arranged as to meet...
MEN WHO RAISED THE BAR
Chris Waters     Book Number: 92532
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Sub-titled 'The Evolution of the Highest Individual Score in Test Cricket' from Charles Bannerman who scored 165 for Australia against England in the inaugural Test Match in 1877, to Brian Lara, wh...
STAY YOUNG WITH YOGA
Nicola Jane Hobbs     Book Number: 92540
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Use the power of yoga to stay youthful, fit, and pain-free at any age, these routines are structured around daily activities, from desk stretching to pre-gardening yoga. There are variations, modi...
THAI MASSAGE MANUAL
Maria Mercati     Book Number: 92542
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Thai body work, massage and medicine, herbal medicine and spiritual meditation has been in the process of constant evolution for over 1,000 years. Thai massage at its most basic is a complex seque...
SPORTING HORSE: In Pursuit of Equine Excellence
NICOLA JANE SWINNEY    Book Number: 92621
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If you love horses, hundreds of action shots by equestrian photographer Bob Langrish make this book a must-have, while the informative text by equestrian journalist Nicola Swinney opens up the worl...