Sport

Sport

Sport

Sport

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.
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GREAT FACE FOR RADIO: The Adventures of a Sports Commentator
JOHN ANDERSON    Book Number: 79663
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John Anderson got into commentating by the obvious route: he took a course in journalism at his local college. More surprising is that he was the only person to fail the course; everyone else passe...
CONKERS FOR GOALPOSTS
HARRY PEARSON    Book Number: 82231
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Here are the playground games we'll never forget like snowballing, playground fighting using your snake belt, tie or compass, hair pulling and ear grabbing, the Jimmy Hill, the V sign no scratch or...
JACKIE SEWELL
KEITH DIXON    Book Number: 82496
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Known as the footballer who was 'worth his weight in gold', in 1951 Jackie Sewell was transferred from Nottingham to Sheffield for a world record fee of £34,500, a staggering amount in those days. ...
ROAR OF THE CROWD: A Sporting Anthology             
JULIAN WALKER    Book Number: 82951
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Beautifully designed jacket with a horse racing scene on the back and 1930 local football match on the front, this exciting illustrated anthology of sports writing captures the drama and excitement...
CHA-CHA-CHA FOR BEGINNERS DVD
BRIGITTE & VINCENT FARINHO    Book Number: 82764
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Strictly Come Dancing is back on our TVs and you cannot pronounce the name of this dance without thinking of the long drawl of Craig Revel Horwood! Running time 43 minutes on colour film, this DVD...
CHAMPION HILL: Profile of a Legend DVD
NEVILLE HAY    Book Number: 82840
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The Graham Hill story is predominantly one of courage and determination that earned him two World Championship titles and an adoring public far beyond the ranks of racing enthusiasts. Norman Graha...
CHAMPION MOSS: Profile of a Legend DVD
NEVILLE HAY    Book Number: 82841
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Sir Stirling Moss was the greatest driver never to have won a World Championship yet he is undoubtedly one of the all-time greats of motor racing and is almost synonymous with the sport itself. Be...
WILD WOMEN WRESTLING DVD
LPWA THE SUPER LADIES    Book Number: 82866
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Clad in tight, florescent lycra, interlocked, grimacing, groaning and wailing, throwing themselves around the ring with force, long hair flowing, butch and at the same time feminine, you'll witness...
ON LEARNING GOLF
PERCY BOOMER    Book Number: 83024
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First published in 1946, this now classic guide is 'among the best books ever written on playing the game' - www.golf.com. The foreword is by the late Duke of Windsor. Generations of golfers, ins...
OFFICIAL TREASURES OF MUHAMMAD ALI
GAVIN NEWSHAM    Book Number: 83179
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He was the greatest of all time! Was he the Butterfly or the Bee? What is there that can be said about the life, career, personality, influence and legacy of Muhammad Ali, who lost his final figh...
WHEN FOOTBALL WAS FOOTBALL: LIVERPOOL
PETER HOOTON    Book Number: 83563
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From the quality Haynes publishers, here is a nostalgic look at a unique and magnificent collection of photographs of Liverpool Football Club from its birth in 1892 until 1992, the club's centenary...
WHEN FOOTBALL WAS FOOTBALL: MANCHESTER UNITED
ANDY MITTEN    Book Number: 83564
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Revealing, rarely seen shots of Manchester United icons such as the Edwardian superstar Billy Meredith, Sir Matt Busby and his first captain Johnny Carey, last 'Babes' Duncan Edwards and Tommy Tayl...
HOW TO THINK LIKE MUHAMMAD ALI
KEVIN MITCHELL    Book Number: 83374
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The man who could 'float like a butterfly, sting like a bee' did more than give birth to an aphorism that became part of the language of his era. Muhammad Ali is perhaps the most famous sportsman ...
WHEN FOOTBALL WAS FOOTBALL: A Nostalgic Look
RICHARD HAVERS    Book Number: 83690
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Classic football photography from a century of Mirror archives makes this collection a must for every fan who respects the historic game. Back in 1900 the centre circle markings were very different...
BUT SERIOUSLY: An Autobiography
JOHN MCENROE    Book Number: 84017
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With a reputation as one of the bad boys of tennis, John McEnroe's cry of 'You cannot be serious!' is part of tennis history, mimicked worldwide. This is the follow on and update to his first book ...
DEAL: Inside the World of a Super-Agent
JON SMITH AND JAMES OLLEY    Book Number: 84019
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"An ownership group in Odessa had approached Italian agent Roberto De Fanti - who had until January of that year been Director of Football at Sunderland - to express an interest in buying Sheffield...
LOST OLYMPIAN OF THE SOMME
JON COOKSEY & GRAHAM MCKECHNIE    Book Number: 83975
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Forgotten war hero and Olympic gold medallist Frederick Kelly offers a first-hand account and startling personal insight into the Great War and a unique look into the Royal Navy's Hood Battalion. ...
TELEGRAPH BOOK OF CHAMPIONS: An Anthology of the Greats
MARTIN SMITH    Book Number: 84105
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From the era-defining brilliance of Muhammad Ali to the tactical and man-management genius of Alex Ferguson and the single-mindedness of Ellen MacArthur and Ayrton Senna, gathered together here for...
CHARIOT: From Chariot to Tank
ARTHUR COTTERELL    Book Number: 84338
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Sub-titled 'From Chariot To Tank, The Astounding Rise and Fall of the World's First War Machine', with 98 black and white illustrations and four maps, this is a very important book from 2005 we hav...
SAIL
TIMOTHY JEFFERY    Book Number: 84452
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Sub-titled "A Tribute to The World's Greatest Races, Sailors and Their Boats" this handsome volume is a stylish and beautifully illustrated production, with three clear sections making it easy to n...
CONVERSATIONS WITH MY FATHER: Jack Kyle
JUSTINE KYLE MCGRATH    Book Number: 84370
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The Irish Examiner said, "Much more than a sports book, this is a nostalgic look at a full life wisely lived." Jack Kyle was one of the greatest rugby players of all time, a hero of Irish rugby an...
WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: The Secret History
TIM TATE    Book Number: 84389
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Before there was Bend it Like Beckham and World Cup fever, women's football had been a mass spectator sport. This secret history uncovers a somewhat hidden chapter of the field game, following the ...
NO-RISK PILATES
B. CALAIS-GERMAIN & B. RAISON    Book Number: 84223
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Sub-titled '8 Techniques for A Safe Full-Body Workout' here is the best way to avoid straining necks, backs and wrists. Developed in the early 20th century by accomplished boxer and gymnast Joseph...
FOR THE GLORY: Eric Liddell's Journey from Olympic Champion
DUNCAN HAMILTON    Book Number: 84447
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Eric Liddell is mainly remembered nowadays as the Olympic gold medallist featured in Chariots of Fire, but there is much more to his story. He was born in 1902 to a Scottish missionary and his wife...
RUGBY AN ANTHOLOGY: The Brave, the Bruised and the Brilliant
EDITED BY BRIAN LEVISON    Book Number: 85238
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Often believed to have been born out of William Webb Ellis' disregard for the rules of football in 1823, rugby has featured some of sport's greatest myths and legends. Through the voices of the spo...
MAMMOTH BOOK OF CHESS: New, Fully Revised & Updated Edition
GRAHAM BURGESS    Book Number: 85375
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The award-winning bestselling classic by an author who in 1994 set a new world record by playing 510 games of blitz chess in three days, scoring a remarkable 87%. For chess players at every level ...
AMAZING GRACE: THE MAN WHO WAS W.G.
RICHARD TOMLINSON    Book Number: 85420
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The legendary W.G. Grace was born into a Victorian world where the all-powerful MCC divided cricketers into Gentlemen and Players, and as the son of a Bristol doctor W.G. did not quite qualify as a...
AMAZING GRACE: THE MAN WHO WAS W.G.
RICHARD TOMLINSON    Book Number: 85421
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The legendary W.G. Grace was born into a Victorian world where the all-powerful MCC divided cricketers into Gentlemen and Players, and as the son of a Bristol doctor W.G. did not quite qualify as a...
ATMOSPHERE AND LIGHT: The Automotive Paintings of Barry Rowe
BARRY ROWE AND GARY DOYLE    Book Number: 85547
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Special numbered editions limited to 1,500 copies, each has been hand numbered and personally autographed by both the artist and author and comes in a smart British racing green clothbound slipcase...
BRADMAN ALBUMS: Slipcased Two Volume Set
SIR DONALD BRADMAN    Book Number: 85550
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Volume One of 424 pages covers the years 1925 to 1934 and Volume Two extending to make the two volume set up to 800 pages, covers the years 1935 to 1949. Originally published in 1987 when Sir Dona...
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