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When Lions Roared: The Lions, the All Blacks and the legendary tour of 1971 By Tom English & Peter Burns

Release date: 15th May, 2017
Publisher: Arena Sport

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In 1971, Carwyn James’ British and Irish Lions side endured a twenty-four-match tour, including a four-Test series against the All Blacks, then, as now, the best side on the planet. No Lions team had ever defeated New Zealand in a Test series; since 1904, six had tried, but none had succeeded.... (read review)

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Quiet Genius: Bob Paisley, British Football’s Greatest Manager By Ian Herbert

Release date: 04th May, 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport

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No British football manager has lifted three European Cups, yet it’s fair to say that Bob Paisley, who did so at Liverpool, has never received the praise he deserved. He never complained, but just got on with his job, nurturing and recruiting outstanding footballers, almost all of whom were leaders and ensuring they played simple football. “Play the way you’re facing,” was a standard Paisley refrain, an effective tactic that often produced scintillating football and remarkable success. (read review)



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The Captain Class: The Hidden Force Behind the World’s Greatest Teams By Sam Walker

Release date: 18th May, 2017
Publisher: Ebury Press

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We have a copy of THE CAPTAIN CLASS to give away. To win this prize, simply answer the following question: How many times have New Zealand won the Rugby World Cup ? Send your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 30TH May 2017 (read review)

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