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Real McCaw

By Richie McCaw

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Published 17-Oct-2013


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In his autobiography, McCaw recounts for the first time, with brutal honesty, the roots of his family life that defined his character and how it gave him the strength to emerge from the lowest moment in his career to become the most successful Captain world rugby has ever seen.


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Levels of the Game

By John McPhee

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Published 05-Jun-2014


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Written by four-times finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction, Levels of the Game is the best tennis book ever written, dealing with human behaviour, race, politics and the divisions of the country, all told through a single game of tennis.


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Stan The Man

By Stan Wall

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Published 12-Apr-2014


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This is the story of a life well lived and a true character of the game of rugby league. Former top first grade referee Stan Wall is today best known as the oldest kitman in Super League still working part-time at St Helens RLFC at the age of 79. However, Stan's amazing story encapsulates so much more.


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Rocky Road

By Eamon Dunphy

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Published 29-May-2014


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Takes us behind the scenes of a passionate life - from childhood poverty in Dublin to the Football League to the forefront of journalism and debate in Ireland.


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Ronnie

By Ronnie O'Sullivan

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Published 04-Mar-2004


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The autobiography of snooker genius Ronnie O'Sullivan. 'That rare creature, a sports book with a conscience, a pulse and a soul' Glasgow Herald


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At Speed

By Mark Cavendish

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Published 07-Nov-2013


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Stillness and Speed

By Dennis Bergkamp

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Published 26-Sep-2013


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The long-awaited memoir of Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp, whose book is as unique and special as the player himself


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Harry's Games

By John Crace

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Published 18-Apr-2013


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Who is Harry Redknapp? Football genius or football chancer? How is it that even when he was facing court proceedings for tax evasion so many people were still seriously tipping him to be the next England manager? Sometimes he's the Messiah, at others the clown. Whoever he is, the author is determined to find out.


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My Father and Other Working Class Football Heroes

By Gary Imlach

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Published 03-Aug-2006


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Stewart Imlach was an ordinary neighbourhood soccer star of his time. Gary Imlach grew up a privileged insider at Goodison Park when Stewart moved into coaching. In this book, he faces his growing alienation from the game he was born into, as he revisits key periods in his father's career to build up a picture of his football life.


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Fever Pitch

By Nick Hornby

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Published 30-Aug-2012


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As a young boy, growing up in London and watching his parents' marriage fall apart, the author had little sense of home. Then his dad took him to Highbury. Arsenal's football ground would become the source of many of the strongest feelings he'd ever have: joy, humiliation, heartbreak, frustration, and hope. This title presents his story.


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