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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 Descent By Thomas Dekker

Release date: 07th July, 2017
Publisher: Ebury Press

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The Descent is a sports book with a difference. It’s not often that prior to its official launch, an author says he doesn’t care whether his book sells a single copy (his publishers may feel otherwise), but former professional cyclist Thomas Dekker clearly isn’t particularly fussed: “I just felt that I needed to write this story down,” he told one interviewer by way of cathartic justification. (read review)

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Football Book Reviews

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We Are Sunday League By Ewan Flynn

Release date: 12th July, 2017
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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“No schoolboy was ever captivated by net spends and transfer windows,” says the book’s cover; it seems that fewer and fewer of us old ‘uns are either, which is why We Are Sunday League is such a breath of fresh footballing air. (read review)



Competition

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The Fall of the House of FIFA By David Conn

Release date: 07th July, 2017
Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press

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We have a copy of THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF FIFA to give away. To win this prize, simply answer the following question: Where is football’s 2022 World Cup due to be played? Send your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 1st August 2017 (read review)

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Sports book of the Year

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All time greats

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