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Release date: 15th May, 2017 Publisher: Arena Sport
List Price:£19.99 Our Price: £17.99 You Save: £2 (10%)
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....
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)
Release date: 18th May, 2017 Publisher: Ebury Press
List Price:£16.99 Our Price: £13.60 You Save: £3.39 (19%)
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Sports book of the Year
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All time greats
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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
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