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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.
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...
CLASSIC GUIDE TO BOXING
AMERICAN SPORTS PUB. CO. 1917    Book Number: 87117
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From the arenas of Ancient Rome to modern day bouts, a boxer's success has been measured by his balance, strength and recovery. Judging distance, position, arm movement and fist shape all contribu...
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...
CLASSIC GUIDE TO ROWING
R. C. LEHMANN    Book Number: 87119
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"Huge bulk, a city scarce so large, with Dardan rowers in triple bank, the tiers ascending rank o'er rank" wrote Gyas, the captain and coach of the Chimaera. Justly indignant at the ineptitude and...
UNHOLY UNION: When Rugby Collided with the Modern World
MIKE AYLWIN    Book Number: 87695
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The Guardian sportswriter has teamed up with the Director of Rugby at Saracens and Chief Executive of Harlequins to ask if rugby is on the brink of expansion, or is the game on the brink of implosi...
BUT SERIOUSLY: An Autobiography
JOHN MCENROE    Book Number: 88583
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A book we seed at number one. 15 years after his massive bestseller Serious, John McEnroe came back and was ready to talk about the game of tennis, its winners and losers. What's it like playing ...
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,...
LITTLE BOOK OF YOGA
LUCY LUCAS    Book Number: 89121
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Yoga is an ancient practice, harnessing the breath and strengthening the body to boost physical health and mental wellbeing whether you want to relax, become more flexible or get in touch with your...
ANGLER'S GUIDE
T. E. SALTER    Book Number: 89267
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'Abridged for the use of young anglers', the Angler's Guide was first published in 1816, and advertised as being a complete practical treatise on Angling. It is 'the art of trolling and fishing fo...
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...
SWORDSMAN'S HANDBOOK: Samurai Teachings
EDITED BY WILLIAM SCOTT WILSON    Book Number: 89198
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Unlike karate, judo or aikido, swordsmanship is not a means of self-defence, but it is nevertheless hugely popular not only in Japan but also in the US and round the world. The author believes that...
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...
THE TIMES ON THE ASHES
EDITED BY RICHARD WHITEHEAD    Book Number: 90844
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A superb history of cricket's greatest rivalry from 1877 to the present day, the book showcases great batsmen like Bradman, Ponting, Gower, Trumper, Boycott and Greg Chappell, and the great bowlers...
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...
WORLD CUP LEGENDS ENGLAND: DVD and Book Set
GRAHAM BETTS & SIR B. CHARLTON    Book Number: 91075
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A 50 minute colour and black and white DVD and 144 page book entitled 'Little Book of England: Player by Player' are boxed together in one gift box set. Sir Bobby Charlton, despite being injured i...
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...