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Biography: sport books

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Recently Published

Chuck Noll His Life's Work by Michael MacCambridge Chuck Noll His Life's Work

Chuck Noll won four Super Bowls and presided over one of the greatest football dynasties in history, the Pittsburgh Steelers of the `70s. Later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his achievements as a competitor and a coach...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

At Home with Muhammad Ali A Personal Memoir by Hana Yasmeen Ali At Home with Muhammad Ali A Personal Memoir

It has been said that more books have been written about Muhammad Ali than anyone in the world. At Home With Muhammad Ali is a unique mixture of narrative stories and transcriptions of Muhammad Ali's personal home recordings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Moving The Goalposts A Yorkshire Tragedy by Anthony Clavane Moving The Goalposts A Yorkshire Tragedy

THE AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF PROMISED LAND EXAMINES YORKSHIRE'S ENDANGERED STATUS AS A SPORTING POWERHOUSE.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Stroke of Genius Victor Trumper and the Shot that Changed Cricket by Gideon Haigh Stroke of Genius Victor Trumper and the Shot that Changed Cricket

The brilliant new book from acclaimed writer Gideon Haigh about Australia's iconic cricketer Victor Trumper
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Present at the Creation My Life in the NFL and the Rise of America's Game by Upton Bell, Ron Borges Present at the Creation My Life in the NFL and the Rise of America's Game
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To understand how the NFL became the sports phenomenon it is today, you can study its history or you can live its history as an active participant. Upton Bell grew up at the knee of the NFL's first great commissioner,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Keep Fighting: The Billy Bremner Story by Paul Harrison Keep Fighting: The Billy Bremner Story

Billy Bremner is a football legend. During his years playing for Leeds Utd and Scotland, his passion for the game and his commitment to the cause made him into one of the all-time greats. Now, 20 years after his tragically...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Why We Ride A Psychologist Explains the Motorcyclist's Mind and the Relationship Between Rider, Bike, and Road by Mark Barnes Why We Ride A Psychologist Explains the Motorcyclist's Mind and the Relationship Between Rider, Bike, and Road


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/10/2017

Fire On The Track by Roseanne Montillo Fire On The Track


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Coming Soon

At Home with Muhammad Ali A Personal Memoir by Hana Yasmeen Ali At Home with Muhammad Ali A Personal Memoir

It has been said that more books have been written about Muhammad Ali than anyone in the world. However, not one has ever had the emotional impact and historical bearing that this new book has to offer. AT HOME WITH...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/11/2017

Elgin Baylor The Man Who Changed Basketball by Bijan C. Bayne, Bob Ryan Elgin Baylor The Man Who Changed Basketball
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This is the biography of NBA Hall of Fame player Elgin Baylor, an innovator in his sport, a civil rights trailblazer, and a superstar. It is the story of how a kid from the streets of segregated Washington, DC, who...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

The Life and Career of David Beckham Football Legend, Cultural Icon by Tracey Savell Reavis The Life and Career of David Beckham Football Legend, Cultural Icon

This book tells the story of David Beckham's dedication to becoming a renowned soccer player and his impact on the sport throughout the world. Through personal interviews, photographs, and extensive research, Reavis not only illuminates the story of Beckham's life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Messi vs Ronaldo 2018 The Greatest Rivalry by Luca Caioli Messi vs Ronaldo 2018 The Greatest Rivalry

A revised look at the rivalry between two of the greatest footballers of our time
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

Elston The Story of the First African-American Yankee by Arlene Howard, Ralph Wimbish Elston The Story of the First African-American Yankee
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No Yankee carried himself with more dignity. No Yankee had greater respect for his teammates or love for his wife and family. And no one loved being a Yankee more than Elston Howard.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

The Patriot by James Patterson The Patriot

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/01/2018

The Patriot by James Patterson The Patriot

The world's most popular thriller writer presents the definitive, never before told account of the Aaron Hernandez case.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

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Our White Boy by Jerry Craft, Kathleen Sullivan Our White Boy
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Toupie Lowther Her life by Val Brown Toupie Lowther Her life

Toupie Lowther appears as a walk-on character in many biographies of Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge. In the years after WW1 she is invariably identified as a Lady Barbara Lowther , however a quick look in Debrett's peerage will bring...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Master Declan Kidney by Liam Hayes The Master Declan Kidney

Declan Kidney is the greatest coach in the history of Irish Rugby. The story of Declan Kidney's life and times is told through contemporaneous thoughts and memories of those who met Declan Kidney's teams on the field of play, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig Ali: A Life

The first truly definitive biography of Muhammad Ali, the most iconic and significant sporting figure of the twentieth century
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Lennox Lewis A Pugilistic History by Lennox Lewis A Pugilistic History

A Pugilistic History is not a traditional biography of Lennox Lewis, but instead offers expert insight into every one of his 44 professional contests. Lewis's journey to acclaim as world heavyweight champion was itself never straightforward, as reflected in chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig Ali: A Life

The first truly definitive biography of Muhammad Ali, the most iconic and significant sporting figure of the twentieth century
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Winning like Virat Think and Succeed like Kohli by Abhirup Bhattacharya Winning like Virat Think and Succeed like Kohli


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

High Mountains and Cold Seas The life of H.W. `Bill' Tilman: soldier, mountaineer, navigator by J. R. L. Anderson, Tim Madge High Mountains and Cold Seas The life of H.W. `Bill' Tilman: soldier, mountaineer, navigator
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Harold William `Bill' Tilman (1898-1977) was among the greatest adventurers of his time, a pioneering mountaineer and navigator who held exploration above all else. J.R.L. Anderson's High Mountains and Cold Seas is the first detailed account of the extraordinary life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

The Ascent Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling's Golden Generation by Barry Ryan The Ascent Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling's Golden Generation

How Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche, two young men from Ireland, a cycling backwater, emerged from obscure beginnings to dominate professional cycling in the 1980s. Contains exclusive new interviews. Publication coincides with the 30th anniversary of Stephen Roche's golden year,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2017

Brave New World Inside Pochettino's Spurs by Guillem Balague Brave New World Inside Pochettino's Spurs

The exclusive behind-the-scenes story of the Mauricio Pochettino revolution at Spurs
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Brave New World Inside Pochettino's Spurs by Guillem Balague Brave New World Inside Pochettino's Spurs

The exclusive behind-the-scenes story of the Mauricio Pochettino revolution at Spurs
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Babe Ruth and the Creation of the Celebrity Athlete by Thomas Barthel Babe Ruth and the Creation of the Celebrity Athlete

From his first year in the majors, George Herman Babe Ruth knew he could profit from celebrity. Babe Ruth Cigars in 1915 marked his first attempt to cash in. Traded to the Yankees in 1920, he soon signed with Christy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2017

Klopp: Bring the Noise by Raphael Honigstein Klopp: Bring the Noise

Expectations have been high and even when results haven't gone their way, Liverpool's exciting football and Klopp's pitch-side passion have enthralled, culminating in a triumphant return to Champions League football in 2017/18.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Forgotten Legacy of Stella Walsh The Greatest Female Athlete of Her Time by Sheldon Anderson The Forgotten Legacy of Stella Walsh The Greatest Female Athlete of Her Time

Stella Walsh was a Polish-American Olympic track and field icon of the 1930s. When Walsh was murdered years after her track career had ended, the autopsy brought her sex-and her legacy-into question. This first biography of Walsh reveals in detail...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

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