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Cheer Up Peter Reid My Autobiography by Peter Reid Cheer Up Peter Reid My Autobiography

A popular and successful footballer, manager and now pundit and media personality, Peter Reid reveals all about his successes and failures in the game, from his humble beginnings growing up on Merseyside to reaching the highest level with club and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Wrecking Ball: a Big Lad from a Small Island - My Story So Far by Billy Vunipola Wrecking Ball: a Big Lad from a Small Island - My Story So Far

The very first book by Billy Vunipola, the star of England's rugby union team, and one of the finest players in the world today.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Gamechanger by Spencer F. C. Gamechanger

Be inspired by the first self-made football club ownerAlright, mate, how's it going? FIFA inevitably led to Football Manager.Now I'm a football club owner who's played to 20,000 people at Wembley Stadium and travelled the world with my team, Hashtag...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Unstoppable My Life So Far by Maria Sharapova Unstoppable My Life So Far

The fiercely honest, fearless, darkly funny autobiography of global tennis star Maria SharapovaIn the middle of the night, a father and his daughter step off a Greyhound bus in Florida and head straight to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. They...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Damaged My Story by Paul Stewart Damaged My Story

Paul Stewart is a former England and Tottenham footballer who found himself at the heart of the soccer child abuse scandal which made national newspaper front page headlines in 2016. This is his searingly honest, heartfelt and moving tale of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Warrior's Code My Autobiography by Jackie Tyrrell The Warrior's Code My Autobiography

One of the most successful hurlers in Irish sporting history, this story, written by the award-winning Christy O'Connor, lifts the lid on what motivates a winner of nine All-Ireland titles and four All-Star awards. And for anyone who has ever...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Shut up Legs! My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike by Jens Voigt Shut up Legs! My Wild Ride On and Off the Bike

Even by the standards of a sport that requires enormous stamina and capacity for suffering, Jens Voigt is in a class on his own. Beloved by cycling fans for his madcap one-man breakaways as much as his sense of humour...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Red Glory Manchester United and Me by Martin Edwards, Robert Sellers Red Glory Manchester United and Me
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In Red Glory Martin Edwards shares a multitude of wonderful memories and amazing stories and revelations of the great success story of Manchester United.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Micky Adams My Life in Football by Micky Adams Micky Adams My Life in Football

Popular ex-professional footballer and manager recalls the story of his career in English football.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

No Is a Four-Letter Word How I Failed Spelling But Succeeded in Life by Chris Jericho No Is a Four-Letter Word How I Failed Spelling But Succeeded in Life

The 22 principles by which pro-wrestler, international touring musician, actor and bestselling author Chris Jericho got to the top in so many different fields.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2017

Here it is by Paul Roos Here it is


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Billy Slater Autobiography by Billy Slater Billy Slater Autobiography


Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

From Blind Man to Ironman by Haseeb Ahmad From Blind Man to Ironman

Haseeb Ahmad started to lose his sight at 10 years old. He knew his eyesight wasn't normal but the medical profession failed to diagnose the degenerative eye disease which left him completely blind by the age of 20.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

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The Madness is on the Pitch The Autobiography of Jens Lehmann by Jens Lehmann The Madness is on the Pitch The Autobiography of Jens Lehmann

In a career spanning four decades, Lehmann was twice voted Europe's best goalkeeper. He won league titles in both England and Germany, and the UEFA Cup with his boyhood club Schalke. Undoubtedly one of the best goalkeepers in recent times,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Moments in the Sun Tales from the Punter's Pal by Claude Duval Moments in the Sun Tales from the Punter's Pal

A fascinating collection of hilarious and headline-grabbing stories by The Sun's former racing correspondent.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

It is What it is The Carlton Palmer Story by Steven Jacobi, Carlton Palmer It is What it is The Carlton Palmer Story
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Growing up in the West Midlands, Carlton Palmer became an elite professional footballer, first with West Bromwich Albion and then Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United, Southampton, Nottingham Forest and Coventry City - picking up 18 England Caps and plaudits for his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Lucky Bastard My Life, My Dad, and the Things I'm Not Allowed to Say on TV by Joe Buck Lucky Bastard My Life, My Dad, and the Things I'm Not Allowed to Say on TV


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Big Chair The Smooth Hops and Bad Bounces from the Inside World of the Acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager by Ned Colletti The Big Chair The Smooth Hops and Bad Bounces from the Inside World of the Acclaimed Los Angeles Dodgers General Manager


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

What Do You Think of That? My Autobiography by Kieran Donaghy What Do You Think of That? My Autobiography

In 2016, Kieran Donaghy's autobiography was named as the Eir Sport Sports Book of the Year. This is the updated paperback edition of the best-selling hardback,
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Gooch - The Autobiography by Colm Cooper Gooch - The Autobiography

'The greatest Gaelic footballer of all time.' Pat SpillaneWhen Colm Cooper retired from inter-county football in 2017, he left behind a remarkable legacy. From a family steeped in Gaelic football, and a core member of the Dr Crokes team, Colm...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Jayo The Jason Sherlock Story by Jason Sherlock Jayo The Jason Sherlock Story

Synopsis coming soon.......
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Hutchy Miracle Man by Ian Hutchinson Hutchy Miracle Man


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Into the Woods The Story of a British Boxing Cult Hero by Clinton Woods, Mark Turley Into the Woods The Story of a British Boxing Cult Hero
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Clinton Woods emerged from a chaotic early life to become IBF light-heavyweight champion of the world. In a 15-year professional career he shared a ring with legends Roy Jones Jr, Glen Johnson and Antonio Tarver. He also won British, European...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Highs, Lows and Hypos The Danny Sculthorpe Story by Mike Appleton, Danny Sculthorpe Highs, Lows and Hypos The Danny Sculthorpe Story
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In Highs, Lows and Hypos, Danny Sculthorpe tells his incredible story of being a star rugby league player at the top of his game, to someone who through injury came acutely close to losing everything. It's how one man battled...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2017

In the Line of Fire The Inside Story from the Lions Head Coach by Warren Gatland In the Line of Fire The Inside Story from the Lions Head Coach

The ultimate insider's story of the most thrilling and epic British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand for generations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

British & Irish Lions Tour Diary by Warren Gatland British & Irish Lions Tour Diary

The ultimate insider's story of the most monumental British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand for generations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Graeme Souness - Football: My Life, My Passion by Graeme Souness Graeme Souness - Football: My Life, My Passion

A perceptive and opinionated autobiography, and an assessment of the state of the game which has been Graeme Souness' lifetime passion, drawing extensively on his incredible experience as a player, manager and pundit.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Gold My Autobiography by Nick Skelton Gold My Autobiography

Definitive memoirs of 2016 Olympic Gold medallist and legendary British show jumper Nick Skelton.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

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The Girl on the Dancing Horse Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro by Charlotte Dujardin The Girl on the Dancing Horse Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro

Greenwich 2012, the Olympic games in London. Charlotte Dujardin enters the ring riding the Dutch warmblood Valegro for the individual dressage event. The pair had delivered a routine with a score of 90.089 per cent. It was an Olympic record....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

From a Field to Anfield A Footballer's Journey from Grassroots to the Top Flight by Nick Tanner, Steve Cotton From a Field to Anfield A Footballer's Journey from Grassroots to the Top Flight
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From A Field To Anfield is the compelling story of Nick Tanner's unlikely journey from grassroots football in Bristol to the glamour of then-champions Liverpool. There were no shortcuts for Nick, who worked on the factory floor when he was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Chasing the Cup My America's Cup Journey by Jimmy Spithill Chasing the Cup My America's Cup Journey

If Ben Ainslie manages to win the right to compete for the America's Cup in 2017, Jimmy Spithill is the man he'll be up against. Jimmy is the world's most successful racing skipper, and at 37 has already reached legendary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Russian Winters The Story of Andrei Kanchelskis by Andrei Kanchelskis Russian Winters The Story of Andrei Kanchelskis

Russian Winters by Andrei Kanchelskis tells the story of the last great footballer to come out of the Soviet Union.
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

Chasing the Cup My America's Cup Journey by Jimmy Spithill Chasing the Cup My America's Cup Journey

If Ben Ainslie manages to win the right to compete for the America's Cup in 2017, Jimmy Spithill is the man he'll be up against. Jimmy is the world's most successful racing skipper, and at 37 has already reached legendary...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

At the Edge Riding for My Life by Danny MacAskill At the Edge Riding for My Life

I checked my balance and peered apprehensively at the sheer drop below. Once I felt comfortable, I radioed down to Stu.'I'm just gonna unclip quickly,' I said.My walkie-talkie crackled straight away. Stu sounded pretty stressed. 'Dude, keep the rope on!'I...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

The Manager by Ron Atkinson The Manager

Here he gives the full account of a life in football. From an awestruck youngster in 1950s Birmingham watching the supermen of Honved via a stalwart career as a lower league professional with Oxford to managing one of the biggest...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Thou Shall Not Pass The Alistair Robertson Story by Bill Howell, Alistair Robertson Thou Shall Not Pass The Alistair Robertson Story
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Thou Shall Not Pass is the story of West Brom legend Ally Robertson - a rock in a team that oozed finesse and flamboyance with its Three Degrees intoxicating a nation. He also led rivals Wolves to two league titles...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

A Life in Brine A Surfer's Journey by Phil Jarratt A Life in Brine A Surfer's Journey

Life of Brine is the memoir of Phil Jarratt, one of the world's best-known chroniclers of surfing culture whose lifelong pursuit of the perfect wave has placed him in the midst of some of the most exciting moments in surfing's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

AJ How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One by Alan Jones AJ How Alan Jones Climbed to the Top of Formula One


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Win or Learn MMA, Conor McGregor and Me: A Trainer's Journey by John Kavanagh Win or Learn MMA, Conor McGregor and Me: A Trainer's Journey

Conor McGregor's trainer tells the amazing story of his long road to success in the world's fastest-growing sportGrowing up in Dublin, John Kavanagh was a skinny lad who was frequently bullied. As a young man, after suffering a bad beating...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Yeamo My Career in Black and White by Kirk Yeaman, David Bond Yeamo My Career in Black and White
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Former Hull FC centre and prolific try-scorer Kirk Yeaman played professional, first-team rugby league from 2001 to 2016 becoming the club's 13th-highest appearance maker. He won the Challenge Cup twice with Hull and represented Great Britain, England and the Northern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/07/2017

Anfield Iron by Tommy Smith Anfield Iron

Footballing legend Tommy Smith played with Liverpool for eighteen years from 1960 to 1978. During this time he won almost every honour club football has to offer - 4 First Division Championship medals, 2 FA Cup winners medals, 2 European...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

I am Duran The Autobiography of Roberto Duran by Roberto Duran I am Duran The Autobiography of Roberto Duran

They called him 'Hands of Stone'. In his own words, and for the first time, Roberto Duran tells his unbelievable story in I Am Duran: The Autobiography of Robert Duran. From the mean streets of Panama to the bright lights...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

God and Starbucks by Vin Baker God and Starbucks


Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

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