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by Matt; Norman, Greg Cleary
A Short History of Golf is an absorbing and occasionally funny look at the seminal moments and great characters of golf through the ages. It’s about how champions inspired generations, how great matches excited the senses, how innovation ...
by Richard Bentley
<p>The book tells the story of two test match series: England vs West Indies in 1933 and West Indies vs England in 1935. The England team was one of the best to ever play the game. Their side including: Herbert Sutcliffe, Wally Hammond Harold ...eBook
by Martin Flanagan
'There's no one I trust more with my club's yarn than Martin Flanagan' - Bob Murphy<BR><BR>'Brilliant' - Wil Anderson<BR> <BR>The Western Bulldogs' 2016 premiership came from nowhere - they were the club with no luck, no stars, no right to win, ...
by Martin Flanagan
<p>'There's no one I trust more with my club's yarn than Martin Flanagan' - Bob Murphy</p> <p>The Western Bulldogs' 2016 premiership came from nowhere - they were the club with no luck, no stars, no right to win, no culture of success. They ...eBook
by John Stensholt
In November 2004, shopping centre billionaire Frank Lowy walked into a packed media conference and announced the creation of a new professional football league. Armed with $15 million of government funds, Lowy was about to wake the sleeping ...
Road to Glory
by Jeremy Daniel
<p>‘AB hopped over the boundary rope and onto the field, grinning at the sight and sound of a packed Wanderers Stadium. He swung his bat from side to side and listened to the crowd roaring his name.’</p> <p>So begins the wonderfully ...eBook
by Leigh Matthews
<b>A true football legend, this is a hugely long awaited autobiography told with Leigh's customary steel, wry humour and no-holds barred honesty.</b><br><br>Life and lessons from the world of Australian Rules Football as told by an icon of the ...
by Eamon Evans
<P>Whether you are an elite athlete, ambitious professional, dedicated parent or hard-working student, all of us are at times challenged by doubts and setbacks. This collection of inspiring and oft times hilarious quotes and quips from some of ...
by Matt Oldfield
<p><strong>Meet Sergio Agüero, Ultimate Football Hero. . .</strong></p> <p><em>'Balotelli...Agüerooooo! I swear you'll never see anything like this ever again!'</em></p> <p><em>Agüero</em>is the tale of the boy who would go on to re-write ...eBook
by Tony Matthews
<p>Alan Shearer OBE (born 13 August 1970) is an English footballer whose prowess saw him score a hat-trick in his professional debut in 1988 while playing for Southhampton. Leaving Southhampton in 1992, Shearer went on to play as a striker for ...eBook
A Story of Crime, Addiction and Redemption in Glasgow's Gangland
by David Bryce
<p>From running with the infamous Calton Tongs to running Calton Athletic, David Bryce's life story is a remarkable account of crime, violence, alcoholism and drug addiction in Glasgow's gangland.</p> <p>A respected 'hard man', Bryce worked hiseBook
by James Patterson
<b>He had it all. A $40 million NFL contract. Fame. Adoration.</b><BR><b><BR></b><b>Until he was convicted of murder, and jailed for life without parole.</b><BR><b><b><BR></b></b>A true story told by the master of crime fiction, <i>All-American ...
My Continuing Odyssey as a West Ham Fan 2003–2018
by Robert Banks
<p><strong>FOREWORD BY PHIL PARKES</strong></p> <p><em>An Irrational Hatred of Luton</em> author Robert Banks is back with his latest instalment in West Ham's journey through the football leagues to recount the past fifteen years of his life aseBook
by Simon Hughes
<p>Cricket defines Englishness like no other national pastime. From its earliest origins in the sixteenth century (or an early version played by shepherds called <em>creag</em> in the 1300s), through the formation of the MCC and the opening of ...eBook
by Brian Johnston
<p>Following the success of A Delicious Slice of Johnners, Barry Johnston has edited another delightful anthology based on three of his father's most popular books, Brian Johnston's Guide to Cricket, Chatterboxes and It's Been a Piece of ...eBook
Cricket, Race and Class
by Mike Marqusee
<p><em>Anyone But England</em> is a detailed exploration into the origins of cricket; the romance, cultural identity, hypocrisy, flaws of governance and glory of the game. Mike Marqusee, an American who fell in love with cricket when he moved toeBook
The Life of Arnold Palmer
by Tom Callahan
<p>In this definitive biography, veteran sportswriter Tom Callahan shines a spotlight on one of the greatest golfers ever to play the game: Arnold Palmer.</p> <p>The winner of more than ninety championships, including four Masters Tournaments, ...eBook
by Gunnar Sorrars
<p><em>If we lose a game</em><br /> <em>I don't kick doors, the cat, or</em><br /> <em>Even journalists</em></p> <p><em>Arsène Wenger Haiku</em> is football, coaching and life... in 17 syllables. With two decades of wisdom at the helm of ...eBook
by Jonathan Weedon
<p class="p1">It is the summer of 2005 and for sixteen years England’s cricketing dreams have been languishing in the gutter, and to make matters worse, James Greene’s love life is heading the same way. With his heart set on getting fit for a ...eBook
35 Years of Humiliation (And About 20 Minutes of Ecstasy) Watching England v Australia
by Marcus Berkmann
<p>In summer 2009, by far the most popular event in the cricketing calendar comes round again - the Ashes series between England and Australia. The anticipation will be intense, the hype absurd, the sense of expectation never remotely likely to ...eBook