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The Wenger Revolution chronicles a fascinating era of football, with a foreword and commentary from Arsène Wenger himself, stunning images by official club photographer Stuart MacFarlane, and additional insights from journalist Amy Lawrence.
Football’s menu of ills is long. Overpaid players. Sunday lunchtime kick-offs. Absurd ticket prices. Non-black boots. Where has the joy gone? Saturday, 3pm offers a glorious antidote. It is here to remind you that football can still sing to your heart.
Hope Powell always wanted to play football as a child but she was told it’s not a suitable game for little girls. The original ‘Bend It Like Beckham’ tale, this is the inspiring story of how a kid from a south London housing estate became one of the most influential women in football.
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Written in conjunction with the man himself, this fascinating book documents LeMond’s career year by year – with unique and exclusive photography depicting the racing times of this exceptional bike rider.
James Witts takes us into the world of marginal gains to find out how today’s elite cyclists gain the advantage – physically, mentally and mechanically.
Taking their lead from the professionals, keen cyclists are looking to add off-the-bike exercise to their weekly training programme. Informative and accessible, this is a comprehensive guide to essential strength, stretching and core work.
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Sports Geek: A Visual Tour of Sporting Myths, Debate and Data
Sports Geek brings Rob Minto’s encyclopedic knowledge of sport together with analysis of statistics and beautiful charts. Find out why Usain Bolt’s 200m world record is really a big disappointment, learn what the best sport to make a film about is, and much much more.
Endurance: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Emil Zátopek
Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book Award, Endurance is the first biography to document the remarkable rise, fall and rehabilitation of a man voted the ‘greatest runner of all time’ by Runner’s World.
Golden Kicks: The Shoes that Changed Sport
Golden Kicks reveals the fascinating histories behind the most significant sports shoes ever made and the role they played in some of sport’s greatest moments.
The Captain Myth: The Ryder Cup and Sport’s Great Leadership Delusion
‘Brilliant’ and ‘fascinating’, The Captain Myth by Richard Gillis takes a fresh look at one of international sport’s highest profile tournaments – and what role the captains really play in Ryder Cup success.
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Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack 2016
A perennial bestseller in the UK, Wisden is a must-have for every cricket fan. It contains some of the finest sports writing of the year and covers every first-class game in every cricket nation, making it the cricketers’ bible worldwide.
Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from playing in 2014, is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest cricketers of all time. This is the definitive record of his career, including content from 25 years of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.
The Strangers Who Came Home is a compelling and beautifully drawn social history of the first Australian cricket tour of England.
“Fascinating” Choice Magazine
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