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Biography: sport books

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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

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

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: 16/09/2017

Terry Bradshaw From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality by Brett L. Abrams Terry Bradshaw From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality

This book examines Terry Bradshaw's celebrity status that has grown and developed through years of interacting with football fans and the larger U.S. culture. It covers his early years playing football, his growing status as an icon with the Pittsburgh...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2017

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

Money The Life and Fast Times of Floyd Mayweather by Tris Dixon Money The Life and Fast Times of Floyd Mayweather

This is the first-ever biography of the planet's wealthiest sports star - and one of the world's most controversial. With exclusive interviews with Mayweather's friends, family, entourage, combined with Tris Dixon's expert knowledge of the sport, this is one of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography by Patrick Barclay Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography

Sir Matt Busby, the legendary Manchester United manager who saw the team through unprecedented glory, as well as profound tragedy, made the club the global entity it is today.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Pogba The rise of Manchester United's Homecoming Hero by Luca Caioli, Cyril Collot Pogba The rise of Manchester United's Homecoming Hero
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The first biography of Manchester United's wunderkind French midfielder
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Pursuit of Perfection The Life, Death and Legacy of Cormac McAnallen by Donal McAnallen The Pursuit of Perfection The Life, Death and Legacy of Cormac McAnallen

In 2001, Cormac McAnallen was voted Young Footballer of the Year. In 2003, he helped Tyrone to its first-ever All-Ireland championship win, and was named an All-Star. He was, by any measure, one of the best and most promising young...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography by Patrick Barclay Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography

Sir Matt Busby, the legendary Manchester United manager who saw the team through unprecedented glory, as well as profound tragedy, made the club the global entity it is today.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Anquetil, Alone by Paul Fournel Anquetil, Alone

There are things he does alone, and things that he alone does. Jacques Anquetil was a cyclist with an aristocratic demeanor and a relaxed attitude to rules and morals. His womanising and frank admissions of doping appalled 1960s French society,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Griezmann The Making of France's Mini Maestro by Luca Caioli, Cyril Collot Griezmann The Making of France's Mini Maestro
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The first-ever book on France and Atletico Madrid's dazzling striker.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Gambling For Life The Man Who Won Millions And Spent Every Penny by Harry Findlay Gambling For Life The Man Who Won Millions And Spent Every Penny

Gambling For Life reflects one man's extraordinary passion for gambling. How he cannot live without it. And how he knows that even if he loses all of his money, he can never be a loser.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

True Professional The Clive Sullivan Story by James Oddy True Professional The Clive Sullivan Story

True Professional tells the story of one of the most iconic and beloved rugby league players of all time. Overcoming major injury, racism and poverty, Clive Sullivan achieved his dreams and lit up the city of Hull for more than...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Budge Rogers A Rugby Life by Budge Rogers A Rugby Life

Budge Rogers: A Rugby Life is the long overdue biography of one of rugby's most iconic players. It's the story of how Rogers emerged from a modest background to become one of the greats. Cup glory at Bedford and exciting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Coming Soon

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: 03/10/2017

Escape to Ikaria All at Sea in the Aegean by Nick Perry Escape to Ikaria All at Sea in the Aegean

The follow up to the acclaimed Peaks and Troughs
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Master Declan Kidney by 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

Fire On The Track by Roseanne Montillo Fire On The Track


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

UNTITLED by Jonny Bairstow UNTITLED

An emotionally rich, moving and nuanced memoir from the Yorkshire and England wicketkeeper.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Jenson Button: Life to the Limit My Autobiography by Jenson Button Jenson Button: Life to the Limit My Autobiography

Jenson Button is one of the greatest racing drivers of his generation. His seventeen years in Formula 1 have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing underpowered cars around the track to winning World Championships and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Suddenly A Footballer My Story by Juan Mata Suddenly A Footballer My Story

One of the finest players in the Premier League, Juan Mata tells the inside story of life at Manchester United, as well as reliving his childhood and recalling his glory years with Chelsea and Spain.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Relentless by Robert Sachs Relentless

The Super Bowl champion wide receiver for the New England Patriots shares his inspiring story of an underdog kid who was always doubted to becoming one of the most reliable and inspiring players in the NFL.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

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

Form My Autobiography by Kieren Fallon Form My Autobiography

The definitive autobiography from controversial Champion Jockey Kieren Fallon - the Roy Keane of racing
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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

Bruce Lee Words of the Dragon Interviews and Conversations 1958-1973 by Bruce Lee Bruce Lee Words of the Dragon Interviews and Conversations 1958-1973

Words of the Dragon is an anthology of newspaper and magazine interviews from 1958 to 1973 revealing Bruce Lee's own fascinating words and explanations about Bruce himself, his art and philosophy
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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

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

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. His achievements as a competitor and a coach are the stuff of legend. In this biography, based...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Connie The Marvellous Life of Learie Constantine by Harry Pearson Connie The Marvellous Life of Learie Constantine

A masterful biography of one of the biggest personalities in cricketing history, from the author of The Trundlers and Slipless in Settle.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Connie The Marvellous Life of Learie Constantine by Harry Pearson Connie The Marvellous Life of Learie Constantine

A masterful biography of one of the biggest personalities in cricketing history, from the author of The Trundlers and Slipless in Settle.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

Enzo Ferrari The Photographic Biography by Doug Nye Enzo Ferrari The Photographic Biography

Following Evro Publishing's acclaimed photo memoirs of John Surtees and Stirling Moss, the appealing format of these books - wonderful photos with insightful narrative - is applied to the greatest figure in 20th century motor racing. In the aftermath of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Bomber: The Whole Story by Mark Thompson Bomber: The Whole Story


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

Keegan and Dalglish by Richard T. Kelly Keegan and Dalglish

A compelling joint biography of Kevin Keegan and Kenny Dalglish, whose careers as player and manager followed similar patterns.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Carry On A Story of Resilience, Redemption, and an Unlikely Family by Lisa Fenn Carry On A Story of Resilience, Redemption, and an Unlikely Family

NAACP Image Award Finalist, and Winner of the 2016 Friends of American Writers Literary Award and the Christopher AwardA deeply moving memoir about the unexpected bonds that would transform three lives.Lisa Fenn produced human-interest features for ESPN for over a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

We're Queer And We Should Be Here The perils and pleasures of being a gay football fan by Darryl Telles We're Queer And We Should Be Here The perils and pleasures of being a gay football fan

Darryl Telles's sexuality is as important to him as his passion for Tottenham Hotspur, yet like other gay football supporters, he has had to endure decades of abuse from homophobic fans. Homosexuality is still so reviled that there is not...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/08/2017

Messi - 2018 Updated Edition More Than a Superstar by Luca Caioli Messi - 2018 Updated Edition More Than a Superstar

The updated edition of Luca Caioli's brilliant biography of Barcelona soccer star Lionel Messi, now covering the 2016/17 season
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Major Taylor The Fastest Bicycle Racer in the World by Andrew Ritchie Major Taylor The Fastest Bicycle Racer in the World

The dramatic story of Marshall Walter 'Major' Taylor, a young black man who, against prodigious odds, rose to fame and stardom in the tempestuous world of international professional cycle racing over a century ago.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Neymar - 2018 Updated Edition The Unstoppable Rise of Barcelona's Brazilian Superstar by Luca Caioli Neymar - 2018 Updated Edition The Unstoppable Rise of Barcelona's Brazilian Superstar

Luca Caioli's latest biography of Neymar, revised and now at a new, improved price.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Hail, Claudio! The Man, the Manager, the Miracle by Gabriele Marcotti, Alberto Polverosi Hail, Claudio! The Man, the Manager, the Miracle
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A player for fifteen years. A manager for thirty. Leicester City's victory was more than just a 'miracle'. It was Claudio Ranieri. This is the story of the rise and rise of the butcher's son from Rome, whose hard work,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Hound of the Sea Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom. by Garrett McNamara, Karen Karbo Hound of the Sea Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom.
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In this thrilling and candid memoir, world record-holding and controversial Big Wave surfer Garrett McNamara chronicles his emotional quest to ride the most formidable waves on earth.Garrett McNamara-affectionately known as GMac-set the world record for the sport, surfing a seventy-eight-foot...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Johnny Haynes Portrait of a Football Genius by James Gardner Johnny Haynes Portrait of a Football Genius

The story of Johnny Haynes, one of the greatest footballers England has ever produced. Admired throughout the world, for a period he was the most famous sportsman in the land. His international career covered the last days of Stanley Matthews...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Bobby Brown A Life in Football, from Goals to the Dugout by Jack Davidson Bobby Brown A Life in Football, from Goals to the Dugout

The remarkable life of Bobby Brown, Rangers goalkeeper and Scotland manager. A fascinating perspective on a 31-year career, taking in international and club success, countless famous figures, Rangers triumphs including the first 'Treble' in 1949, Scotland's famous 1967 Wembley win...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Gentleman and Player The Story of Colin Cowdrey, Cricket's Most Elegant and Charming Batsman by Andrew Murtagh Gentleman and Player The Story of Colin Cowdrey, Cricket's Most Elegant and Charming Batsman

Colin Cowdrey is remembered for the elegance of his strokeplay, but there was much more to this complex man than a classical cover drive. His successes were numerous: 114 Test matches, 22 Test hundreds, and 100 first-class centuries. There was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

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