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The lost soul of Eamonn Magee
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The remarkable story of Eamonn Magee's life takes in a childhood lived during the height of The Troubles, a youth spent involved with the IRA, and the...
Arlott, Swanton and the soul of English cricket
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A fascinating account of how two BBC broadcasters battled for the soul of English cricket during a time of great social change For more than a quarte...

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Following Richie Benaud's death in April 2015, two of Australia's finest sports writers, Norman Tasker and Ian Heads, set off on a search for the real Richie: a man who graced the lives of many for more than six decades - first as an outstanding all-rounder and great captain, and then as cricket's greatest TV commentator.
Cricketing caesar
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Mike Brearley was one of England's greatest captains, thrice winning the Ashes, including the memorable series of 1981. He also led Middlesex to four ...

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Few footballers in history have commanded as much media attention as David Beckham. From the moment he announced himself to the world with a breathtak...
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Meet Neymar - Ultimate Football Hero. 'As Neymar Jr made the long walk to the penalty spot, he knew this was his chance, the one that he had dr...

The SuperFight
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Inspiring, redemptive, definitive story of one of sport's enduring rivalries, as polarising and provocative in its own way as Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier. The SuperFight probes the remarkable lives and careers of Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard, culminating in one night at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas which captured the eyes of the world.
I am the secret footballer
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This updated edition of the bestselling and wildly popular I Am the Secret Footballer features a new introduction and an additional chapter. The anony...

When Lions roared
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By 1971 no Lions team had ever defeated the All Blacks in a Test series. Since 1904, six Lions sides had travelled to New Zealand and all had returned...
Guy Martin - worms to catch
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'I was never going to sleep in and take it easy, there were worms to catch.'In August 2015 Guy Martin crashed out of the lead of an Ulster Grand Prix ...

The greatest comeback
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Before Pep Guardiola and before José Mourinho, there was Béla Guttmann: the first superstar football coach. Remarkably, Guttmann was also a Holocaus...
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THE†SPORTS BOOK AWARDS INTERNATIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE YEARKieren Fallon was one of the world's greatest jockeys, but his career was littered with ...

Rocky Marciano
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Say hello to Rocky Marciano, the world's only undefeated heavyweight champion, a guy called Rocky Marciano. With just a 67-inch reach, two left feet a...
No nonsense
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THE CROSS SPORTS BOOK AWARDS AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR The Sunday Times bestseller is 'brilliant, gripping, beautifully written, real,' says Jonatha...

Tiger Woods
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018THE OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A rattling read...†Superbly written'†Derek Lawrenson,†Dail...
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'Unbeaten is one of the best sports books I've read in years.' - Jonathan Eig, author of Ali: A Life.Rocky Marciano accomplished a feat that eluded le...

Quiet genius
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The full story of the man who brought unprecedented - and since unmatched - success to Liverpool FC Bob Paisley was the quiet man in the flat cap wh...
Valentino Rossi
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From the day he was born into a racing family on February 16, 1979, Rossi was destined for racing greatness. Rossi started his international racing ca...

Enzo Ferrari
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When Enzo Ferrari was born in 1898, automobiles were still a novelty in his native Italy. When he died ninety years later, the company he built stood at the top of a global industry, with the Ferrari name universally recognized for performance, racing prowess and state-of-the-art Italian design. Drawing on years of original research conducted in It
A clear blue sky
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WINNER OF THE WISDEN BOOK OF THE YEARAs a young boy of eight, Jonny Bairstow was dealt a cruel blow. His father David 'Bluey' Bairstow, the combative ...

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