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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HARRY'S GAMES: Inside the Mind of Harry Redknapp
JOHN CRACE    Book Number: 77174
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Always controversial, Harry Redknapp has several times been the favourite for the top job of England Manager but never quite made it. In 2012 he was the favourite to succeed Fabio Capello but misca...
GOLF COURSES OF THE BRITISH ISLES
BERNARD DARWIN    Book Number: 76669
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For collectors, this is one of the rarest and most sought-after books in the whole literature of golf, here reproduced in glamorous facsimile hardback. Harry Rountree's beautiful watercolour image...
FERGIE THE GREATEST: Manchester United 1986-2013:
Frank Worrall    Book Number: 77292
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The story of Sir Alex Ferguson is a true rags-to-riches fairy tale. Born in Glasgow, he played for Queen's Park, Dunfermline and Rangers before retiring to begin his managerial career. But it was...
ON THIS DAY IN SPORT: Landmark Events in Sport
IAN TRENT    Book Number: 77308
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Which stars of the field, course or court share your birthday? Easy. Say it is on 1st December. You just find the month of December, which the contents pages will tell you, starts on page 353, a...
GOLF MISCELLANY: Second Edition
JOHN WHITE    Book Number: 77335
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Here are more birdies and Opens than you can shake a golf club at. It is the history of major championship golf dating back to the first stage of The Open Championship (or British Open) held in 18...
RAFAEL NADAL: The Biography
TOM OLDFIELD    Book Number: 77424
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Brought up in the Mallorcan town of Manacor, Rafa started playing tennis at just three years of age. At 12 he had won Spanish and European titles and by the age of 16, was ranked in the world's to...
FANCY CYCLING
ISABEL MARKS    Book Number: 77271
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Sub-titled 'Trick Riding for Amateurs', this illustrated 1901 publication has been produced in perfect facsimile by the marvellous Old House Publishing company who adore history. The original book...
SPORTING ANCESTORS
KEITH GREGSON    Book Number: 77591
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Sport is an important part of British heritage and our family histories are littered with amateur and professional sporting references. As people move from country to town, sport became more fashi...
IMMORTAL: The Approved Biography of George Best
DUNCAN HAMILTON    Book Number: 77695
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Belfast boy, cheeky beggar, drop dead gorgeous, George Best was one of the most prominent figures of the 1960s. He was a footballer treated like a pop icon and pin-up, a fashion model and a sex sy...
ALL IN A DAY'S CRICKET: An Anthology
BRIAN LEVISON    Book Number: 77912
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Christopher Martin-Jenkins in his foreword says: 'We could not play cricket or watch cricket without 'quilt binders and pod shavers', groundsmen and rollers, umpires and scorers, stumps and bails, ...
WINNING!
CLIVE WOODWARD    Book Number: 77940
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National hero Sir Clive Woodward lays down his blueprint for success in his inspiring story of how England won the 2003 Rugby World Cup. Hailed as a brilliant coach with visionary powers of leader...
A. P. McCOY: My Autobiography
A. P. McCOY    Book Number: 77999
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'Here I was, Anthony Peter McCoy from Moneyglass in County Antrim, sitting in the front row of the LG Arena in Birmingham among some of the great sportspeople of our time...' He won the 2010 BBC Sp...
PROMISE OF ENDLESS SUMMERS: Cricket Lives
EDITED BY MARTIN SMITH    Book Number: 78506
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Collected here are the illustrious lives of more than 80 greats of the game of cricket - Australians and South Africans alongside Somerset yeomen and Yorkshire's finest. Under Hugh Massingberd, th...
PLAY CRICKET THE RIGHT WAY
GEOFF BOYCOTT    Book Number: 79384
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Geoffrey Boycott is a real legend of cricket, one of England's finesse ever batsman and now one of our most respected commentators. In this new updated edition of his original, successful coaching...
UNITED TRINITY
DAVID MEEK    Book Number: 79457
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The trinity, alias the three great footballers George Best, Denis Law and Bobby Charlton, changed the face of modern football, according to the author, who was at the time a local reporter followin...
BOB WILSON'S ULTIMATE COLLECTION OF PECULIAR SPORTING LINGO
BOB WILSON    Book Number: 79627
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You may have heard of the All Blacks and Amen Corner, but what about Annie's Room, Calamity Jane, Cat Gut, Claret Jug, Croke Park, Dormi, Fairy Rock, Fosbury Flop, Guttie, Haka, Magical Magyars, Ne...
CRICKET: It's A Funny Old Game
ANDREW JOHN & STEPHEN BLAKE    Book Number: 79638
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'The Indians are finding the gaps like a pin in a haystack.' 'What a magnificent shot! No, he's out.' 'If you go in with two fast bowlers and one breaks down, you're left two short.' 'Marshall's ...
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...
HOLDING COURT:
CHRIS GORRINGE    Book Number: 79671
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Chris Gorringe, the former chief executive of the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, the man fondly referred to as "Clockwork Gorringe" for his meticulous, painstaking and amazingly successf...
BIG MATCH! A Pop-Up Book with Blow Football Game to Play
JOHN O'LEARY    Book Number: 79901
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Your ticket to the Cup Final of Rover City vs. Claws United is on the inside cover and it is 45 minutes to kick off, time to stop at the Dog's Dinner and get your paws on some souvenirs. The rule ...
CYCLING TRAFFIC-FREE HOME COUNTIES
NICK COTTON    Book Number: 80071
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The Kennet & Avon canal, from Goring to Reading along the River Thames to Sonning, a circuit of Great Windsor Great Park, Eton Rowing Lake, Denham Country Park, the Thames through Oxford, Wendover ...
INFINITE TAI CHI FOR HEALTH DVD
JASON CHAN    Book Number: 80044
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Calm the mind, preserve health and energise your body with Master Jason Chan and a routine of just 20 minutes each day using controlled breathing and simple, flowing body movements. The multi-scre...
ROY OF THE ROVERS: 100 Football Postcards
ITC MAGAZINE    Book Number: 80114
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Join the squad of Melchester and the football players and papers at the top of the league! The cartoon strips in both colour and black and white appear on each quality postcard, all 100 completely...
TENNIS MAESTROS
JOHN BERCOW    Book Number: 80415
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House of Commons speaker John Bercow was also a competitive junior tennis player and is a qualified coach, and uses his skills and judgement here to choose the 20 greatest male players of all time....
W. G. GRACE ATE MY PEDALO
ALAN TYERS AND BEACH    Book Number: 80633
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In the unmistakable yellow and black jacket, this Wisden Cricketer presentation is a curious cricket compendium which begins in spring 1896. It is a spoof periodical from that period, an archive t...
THE HUSTLER
WALTER TEVIS    Book Number: 80656
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We've all seen the film starring Paul Newman, and here is the original novel of that classic film, as we go down and dirty to downtown Chicago, through the tobacco smoke and the sounds of hard, glo...
ONLY POKER BOOK YOU'LL EVER NEED
JOHN 'JOHNNY QUADS' WENZEL    Book Number: 80670
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Time to hit the casino! Get the odds on your side as you play Poker 101, Texas Hold 'Em, know when, how and who to bluff, position and isolation, placing your bets and reading the faces of the oth...
MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN ...Go Out in the Midday Sun
IAN COLLIS    Book Number: 81079
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Written by a leading authority on sports history and statistics, the author has one of the largest collections of memorabilia and sporting photographs and here presents some of his very best on the...
FOINAVON
DAVID OWEN    Book Number: 80603
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In the Wisden sports writing series, here is the story of the Grand National's biggest upset, and one of the best racing books ever. On 8th April 1967 at Aintree, a 100-1 outsider in peculiar blin...
TROUBLED WATERS: Leisure Boating and the Second World War
NIGEL SHARP    Book Number: 81252
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For those who loved boating, WWII greatly affected their sport, but even so many leisure sailors were able to use their skills to contribute to the war effort. The most well-known incident involvin...
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