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Sports teams & clubs

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sports teams & clubs category. Presented with a red border are the Sports teams & clubs books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sports teams & clubs books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Believe Us

Believe Us

Author: Melissa Reddy Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

The inside story of Jurgen Klopp's astonishing revival of Liverpool Football Club, culminating in the 2020 Premier League title. Featuring incisive and insightful reporting, along with interviews with players, management and club hierarchy, Believe Us paints a vivid picture of this stunning sporting success. Now you're gonna believe us, we're gonna win the league. Liverpool Football Club's stunning 2020 Premier League title victory deserves a place in the official record of great sporting achievements. The Reds became the first team in British history to hold the European Cup, Super Cup, World Club Cup and domestic league title simultaneously in a masterclass of free-scoring, full throttle footballing prowess. Journalist Melissa Reddy reveals the inside story of Jurgen Klopp's astonishing revival of Liverpool, culminating in the club's first domestic league trophy in thirty years. Featuring incisive and insightful reporting, and the thoughts of players, management and club hierarchy, Believe Us paints a vivid picture of this titanic sporting success. Reddy's unparalleled access to the club brings interviews with everyone from fans and key backroom staff to players including talismanic captain Jordan Henderson, and of course Klopp himself. The perfect gift for any fan of the club or its inimitable leader, this is heavy metal football writing at its best.

Believe Us

Believe Us

Author: Melissa Reddy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Juve!

Juve!

Author: Herbie Sykes Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

The definitive history of the iconic football club: the glory, the scandal, the stars and its enduring influence on Italian life. Juventus utterly dominates the Italian game. Home to some of the biggest names in sport, it has won title after title, trophy after trophy. However, parallel to the success and myth, there's a murkier reality. For one hundred years the club and its billionaire owners, the Agnelli family, have been synonymous with match-fixing, doping, political chicanery and more. While La Vecchia Signora remains Italy's best-supported team, it's also its most despised. Juve! charts the story of Italy's great sporting dynasty, chronicling the triumphs and tragedies of the Agnellis, and of the icons - Boniperti, Del Piero, Ronaldo - who have been their sporting emissaries for almost a century. The pride of Italy or its dark heart? Footballing colossus or vanity project? With this unique institution, as with so much about life in Italy, things are seldom black and white...

The history of the Cheltenham Croquet Club

The history of the Cheltenham Croquet Club

Author: David Magee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/03/2020

Cheltenham Croquet Club is one of the leading venues for croquet in the country. This book describes the club's transition from an uncertain birth, through a troubled adolescence to a respected and internationally recognised maturity, echoing the change in the game from a frivolous social pastime to a world-wide competitive sport. Like many minority sports, croquet has had to battle for publicity and sponsorship and the Cheltenham Croquet Club has had to work hard to provide first class facilities, fit for international competition, on a slender income. That the Club has always succeeded is down to the work and generosity of its members and this book details many such contributions. This peaceful picture of the clubhouse and grounds, conjuring up summer evenings and the gentle sounds of mallet hitting ball, disguises the intensity of competition that takes place on the courts, be it in international/national championships or in more modest club games. Whilst celebrating its 150th anniversary, the Club is intent on looking forward and, strengthened by the trials and tribulations of the past, is working hard to broaden the sports appeal and thereby the future of the game and the club in Cheltenham.

The Great Book of Soccer

The Great Book of Soccer

Author: Bill O'Neill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

The Great Book of Baseball

The Great Book of Baseball

Author: Bill O'Neill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

The Great Book of Tennis

The Great Book of Tennis

Author: Bill O'Neill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

The Great Book of Football

The Great Book of Football

Author: Bill O'Neill, Ryan Black Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Dance Like Everybody's Watching!

Dance Like Everybody's Watching!

Author: Nick Miller Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Giant hornets, rampaging rabbits, dancing dinosaurs, angry ants, human boiler systems. A nightmarish vision of a post-apocalyptic future? Maybe. But these are also the furry characters who add that little extra spice to every sporting occasion. These are the world's mascots. What is the point of them? To cajole, to intimidate, to inspire, to celebrate, to console, to terrify young children? Who knows, and frankly, who cares? They are here to stay and there's nothing we can do about it, so we might as well enjoy them. Dance Like Everybody's Watching! is a loving and hysterical celebration of the best, worst, silliest and most absurd mascots sport has to offer.

World Cup Cricket - A Complete History

World Cup Cricket - A Complete History

Author: Peter Murray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2019

Wales Player by Player

Wales Player by Player

Author: Liam McCann Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2017