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Cycling the Earth A Life-Changing Race Around the World by Sean Conway
Cycling the Earth A Life-Changing Race Around the World
Sean Conway
Sean Conway was stuck in a life dead end of his own making when he heard about a round the world cycling race. He was immediately inspired - but it was a huge undertaking and he'd hardly been on a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2016
Blindsided by Michael Lynagh, Mark Eglinton
Blindsided
Michael Lynagh, Mark Eglinton
Former Australian rugby union legend and World Cup winner, now acclaimed television sports pundit, on his glittering career in the game - and how close he came to losing his life. It's the personal tale of a sportsman playing to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2016
1966 My World Cup Story by Sir Bobby Charlton
1966 My World Cup Story
Sir Bobby Charlton
In 1966 England won the World Cup at Wembley. Sir Bobby Charlton, England's greatest ever player, was there on the pitch. In this book, he looks back on the most glorious moment of his life and England's greatest sporting achievement....
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2016
Fifty Years of Hurt The Story of England Football and Why We Never Stop Believing by Henry Winter
Fifty Years of Hurt The Story of England Football and Why We Never Stop Believing
Henry Winter
Part lament, part anatomy of an obsession, both personal and collective, this title analyses the truth behind the endless excuses, apportions the blame for the crimes against English football, but is also a search for hope and solutions. It is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2016
Commitment My Autobiography by Didier Drogba
Commitment My Autobiography
Didier Drogba
For the first time, Didier Drogba tells his story in his own words. Go behind the scenes at Stamford Bridge and find out about life on and off the field for this Chelsea hero.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016

Last Month's Featured Books

Big Sam: My Autobiography by Sam Allardyce

Big Sam: My Autobiography
Sam Allardyce
Over the last 42 years, Allardyce has seen it all. The game he so loves is radically different to that in which he made his debut back in 1973, and...

Bringing Home the Ashes Winning with England by Joe Root

Bringing Home the Ashes Winning with England
Joe Root
A celebration of the start of a remarkable career and an incredible Ashes series. This is Joe Root's personal account of his speedy climb to stardom, from schoolboy cricket to...

Speed Kings by Andy Bull

Speed Kings
Andy Bull
Winner of the Cross Sports Biography of the Year Award 2016. Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2015. In the 1930s, as the world hurtled...

The Month Before's Featured Books

For the Glory The Life of Eric Liddell by Duncan Hamilton

For the Glory The Life of Eric Liddell
Duncan Hamilton
For the Glory takes the reader from Liddell the fastest man on the planet, through Liddell the man with a higher purpose, to Liddell when he had to be stronger...

My Story by Steven Gerrard

My Story
Steven Gerrard
Steven Gerrard - legendary captain of Liverpool and England - tells the story of the highs and lows of a twenty-year career at the top of English and world football....

Guy Martin: When You Dead, You Dead My Adventures as a Road Racing Truck Fitter by Guy Martin

Guy Martin: When You Dead, You Dead My Adventures as a Road Racing Truck Fitter
Guy Martin
As Guy Martin's grandfather Voldemars frequently reminded him,'When you dead, you dead.' So, before it's all over, Guy Martin is making the most of the time he's got. This book...

The Periodic Table of Cricket by John Stern

The Periodic Table of Cricket
John Stern
Welcome to The Periodic Table of Cricket. Here you'll find the essential elements - batsmen and bowlers past and present - that have left a lasting legacy on this great...

The Periodic Table of Football by Nick Holt

The Periodic Table of Football
Nick Holt
You can never take what you love too seriously. This book celebrates this fact. Instead of hydrogen to helium, it presents Pele to Sepp Blatter - 108 elements from the...

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