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Featured Publisher: John Blake
Apart form its current publications, John Blake Publishing has a sizeable back list of acclaimed sporting titles. These include biographies of stars such as Roger Federer, WG Grace, Fernando Torres and Frankie Dettori. For more information, visit www.blake.co.uk



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The House of Lancaster: How England Rugby was Reinvented By Neil Squires

Release date: 10th August, 2015
Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press

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Apart from possessing an abundance of tactical nous, an ability to inspire and a clear understanding of the importance of delegation, the very best, most successful managers of sporting institutions have two additional characteristics in common. (read review)

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Football Book Reviews

We've added a separate section specifically for reviews of football books to make them easier for you to find.

The Ugly Game The Qatari Plot to Buy the World Cup By Heidi Blake & Jonathan Calvert

Release date: 28th April, 2015
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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As FIFA reels from accusations of corruption, bribery and racketeering, The Ugly Game explains just how the World Cup bidding process has made some FIFA officials very rich men... (read review)



Poker Book Reviews

New to the site is a poker book reviews section, expect lots of reviews to be added over the next few days.

The Poker Encyclopaedia by Elkan Allan and Hannah Mackay

Release date: 18th October, 2007
Publisher: Anova

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We had some doubts about the publishers' decision to coat the original imprint of this book in green flock (so it feels like table felt - geddit?). Few concerns about the content, though. (read review)



Competition

This month's competition book:

A Man’s World By Donald McRae

Release date: 10th September, 2015
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

List Price: £20.00
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We have a copy of A Man’s World to give away. To win this prize, answer the following question: Who is the current WBO world welterweight champion? Send your answers to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com before the closing date of 12th September 2015. (read review)

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Sports book of the Year

You’ve probably heard about the title that won this award, but how about the other five nominees? They’re all a good read and they’re all here. Every single book is available at less than the publisher’s list price.



All time greats

It may seem as though sports books are a new phenomenon or limited solely to autobiographies, but this is not the case. There have been a number of classic sports titles over the years, a selection of which we have chosen here.



The top 10

This list is regularly updated, designed to save you time and money visiting the High Street to try and find which sports books are currently in the top 10. A mug’s game – read about them here and save up to 50% on the cover price!



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The House of Lancaster: How England Rugby was Reinvented By Neil Squires
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