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A selection of books reviewed in full.

A Delicate Game Brain Injury, Sport and Sacrifice By Hana Walker-Brown

Butler to the World How Britain Became the Servant of Oligarchs, Tax Dodgers, Kleptocrats and Criminals By Oliver Bullough

God is Dead The Rise & Fall of Frank Vandenbrouke By Andy McGrath

Fit And Proper People By Martin Calladine & James Cave

52 Ways to Walk By Annabel Streets

Sweat: A History of Physical Exercise By Bill Hayes

Anatomy of a Football Scout by Jon Cotterill

Tour de Force: My history-making Tour de France By Mark Cavendish

41-Love: A Memoir By Scarlett Thomas

Can We Not Knock It? A celebration of 90s football By Sid Lambert & Chris Scull

Don Revie: The Biography By Christopher Evans

Time on Rock By Anna Fleming

Get It On: How the ?70s Rocked Football By Jon Spurling

Might Bite The Secret Life of a Gambling Addict By Paul Foster with Will Macpherson

Becoming Forrest The extraordinary story of one man?s epic run across the USA By Rob Pope

Hooked: Addiction and the long road to recovery By Paul Merson

The Accidental Footballer By Pat Nevin

Rise By Siya Kolisi

Fringes: Life on the edge of professional rugby By Ben Mercer

The Beautiful Bridesmaids Dressed in Oranje By Gary Thacker

The Midlife Cyclist By Phil Cavell

Dream Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance By Janet Vokes

A Greater Glory From Pitch To Pulpit By Gavin Peacock

End to End By Paul Jones

One Track Mind By Michael Stocks

The A-Z of Sporting Collectibles By Carl Wilkes

Not Out at Close of Play: A Life in Cricket By Dennis Amiss with James Graham-Brown

Why We Swim By Bonnie Tsui

Jack Dempsey And The Roaring Twenties By Thomas Myler

Wings of Change How the world’s biggest energy drink manufacturer made a mark in football By Karan Tejwani

The Men Who Raised the Bar The evolution of the highest individual score in Test cricket By Chris Waters

Jamie Redknapp Me, family and the making of a footballer By Jamie Redknapp

When The World Stops Watching By Damian Lawlor

The Man of All Talents The Extraordinary Life of Douglas Clark By Steven Bell

Macho Time The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of Hector Camacho By Christian Giudice

British Football’s Greatest Grounds One hundred must-see football venues By Mike Bayly

Mountains According to G By Geraint Thomas

Glove Story 2 By Rob Stokes, Derek Hammond & Gary Silke

Running the World By Nick Butter

The Strenuous Life: Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of the American Athlete By Ryan Swanson

The Farther Corner By Harry Pearson

Bundini: Don’t Believe the Hype By Todd Snyder

Spirit of Cricket Reflections on Play and Life By Mike Brearley

Football’s Black Pioneers By Bill Hern & David Gleave

Because It’s Saturday By Gavin Bell

Bob Willis: A Cricketer and a Gentleman by Mike Dickson & others Edited by David Willis

The A-Z of Weird & Wonderful Football Shirts by Richard Johnson

The Russian Affair By David Walsh

Kloppite By David Segar

Never Leave A Man Behind By Mick Dawson

Splash! : 10,000 years of swimming By Howard Means

Really Wild Cycling: By Chris Sidwells

One Long and Beautiful Summer, By Duncan Hamilton

Salt On My Skin By Sarah Kennedy Norquoy

A Race with Love and Death By Richard Williams

To Hell and Back: An Autobiography By Nikki Lauda & Kevin Eason

The Boss: Jurgen Klopp & the new Anfield Bootroom By Harry Harris

No Way but to Fight George Foreman and the Business of Boxing By Andrew R. M. Smith

The Ruhleben Football Association: How Steve Bloomer's Footballers Survived a First World War Prison Camp By Paul Brown

The Medal Factory British Cycling and the Cost of Gold By Kenny Pryde

The Three Kings The Makers of Modern Football By Leo Moynihan

The ‘Got Not Got’ Football Gift Book by Derek Hammond & Gary Silke

Guiding Me Home and Away By Dave Thomas

Joe Louis The Rise and Fall of the Brown Bomber By Tom Myler

The Great Romantic Cricket and the Golden Age of Neville Cardus By Duncan Hamilton

Astroball The New Way to Win it All By Ben Reiter

Smokin’ Joe The Life of Joe Frazier By Mark Kram Jr

The Boxer’s Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps By Nathan Shapow with Bob Harris

Money Can’t Buy Us Love: Everton in the 1960s By Gavin Buckland

The Autobiography By Alastair Cook With Michael Calvin

Berkmann’s Cricketing Miscellany By Marcus Berkmann

The Judge by Robin Smith

Training Secrets of the World's Greatest Footballers: How Science is Transforming the Modern Game By James Witts

Mind Game The Secrets of Golf’s Winners By Michael Calvin & Thomas Bjorn

The Rumble in the Jungle By Lewis Erenberg

Zonal Marking By Michael Cox

Football Hackers The Science and Art of a Data Revolution By Christoph Biermann

The Next Big Thing By Ryan Baldi

My Life In Football By Kevin Keegan

Tiger Woods By Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian

In Search of Alan Gilzean By James Morgan

In Sunshine or in Shadow By Donald McRae

The Rise of the Ultra Runners By Adharanand Finn

My Name’5 Doddie The Autobiography By Doddie Weir & Stewart Weir

Edmund Hillary - A Biography The extraordinary life of the beekeeper who climbed Everest

Monsieur X: The incredible story of the most audacious gambler in history By Janie Reid

Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World’s Most Dangerous Horse Race By Richard Askwith

The Soccer Tribe By Desmond Morris

Olympia The Story of the Ancient Olympic Games By Robin Waterfield

Done Deal By Daniel Geey

Sketches From Memory A Rugby Memoir By Stuart Barnes

Why Are We Always On Last? Running Match of the Day and other adventures in football and TV By Paul Armstrong

Red Mist Football’s Most Shocking Moments By Phil Cartwright

How Not To Run: A Journey to the Roof of the World By Shauney Watson

The Club How the Premier League Became the Richest, Most Disruptive Business in Sport By Joshua Robinson and Jonathan Clegg

Darkness and Light: My Story By Joe Thompson with Alex Fenn

Can We Run With You, Grandfather? Seven Continents: Seven Decades By Doug Richards

Alan Ball The Man in White Boots By David Tossell

On Cricket By Mike Brearley

No Spin My Autobiography By Shane Warne with Mark Nicholas

Seoul Glow The Story Behind Great Britain’s 1988 Hockey Gold By Rod Gilmour

The Little Big Things The Inspirational Memoir of the Year By Henry Fraser

How To Be A Footballer By Peter Crouch with Tom Fordyce

The Beautiful Badge The Stories Behind the Football Club Badge By Martyn Routledge & Elspeth Wills

A Boy in the Water By Tom Gregory

Game Changers How a team of underdogs & scientists discovered what it takes to win By Joao Medeiros

Rocky Marciano: The Brockton Blockbuster By John Jarrett

Nice Jumper By Tom Cox

Connie The Marvellous Life of Learie Constantine By Harry Pearson

England: The Biography The Story of English Cricket 1877-2018 By Simon Wilde

The Jersey: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Successful Team By Peter Bills

Have a Good Week – Till Next Week By John Lister

No Helmets Required The remarkable story of the American All Stars By Gavin Willacy

When Footballers Were Skint A Journey in Search of the Soul of Football By Jon Henderson

The Mad and the Bad Boxing Tales of Murder, Madness and Mayhem By Thomas Myler

Anquetil Alone: The Legend of the Controversial Tour de France Champion By Paul Fournel

The Range Bucket List: The Golf Adventure of a Lifetime By James Dodson

Fifty Cup Finals My Life in Football By Nick Collins

Iron Ambition Lessons I’ve Learned from the Man Who made Me a Champion By Mike Tyson with Larry Sloman

Chasing Points A Season on the Pro Tennis Circuit By Gregory Howe

Maradona Once Upon A Time In Naples (2018 Edition) By John Ludden

Stuck In A Moment The Ballad of Paul Vaessen By Stewart Taylor

One Goal A Coach, A Team and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together By Amy Bass

401: The Extraordinary Story of the Man Who Ran 401 Marathons in 401 Days and Changed His Life Forever By Ben Smith

Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket By Stephen Fay and David Kynaston

Berlin 1936 By Oliver Hilmes

Tiger Woods By Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian

Leap In By Alexandra Heminsley

The Boy on the Shed By Paul Ferris

Klopp: Bring the Noise By Raphael Honigstein

Re: Cyclists 200 Years On Wheels By Michael Hutchinson

Running: Cheaper Than Therapy By Chas Newkey-Burden

In The Zone How Champions Think and Win Big By Martin Brolin

Unbreakable By Jelena Dokic with Jess Halloran

Lillee and Thommo The Deadly Pair’s Reign of Terror By Ian Brayshaw

Graham Taylor: In His Own Words By Graham Taylor

Through Sand and Snow By Charlie Walker

The Mixer: The Story of Premier League Tactics By Michael Cox

The Way of the Runner A Journey Into the Fabled World of Japanese Running By Adharanand Finn

Glove Story By Rob Stokes, Derek Hammond & Gary Silke

Ascent By Sir Chris Bonnington

From Orient to the Emirates The Plucky Rise of Burnley FC By Tim Quelch

A Clear Blue Sky By Jonny Bairstow with Duncan Hamilton

Ali: A Life By Jonathan Eig

Rugby, The Game Of My Life: Battling For England in the Professional Era By Rob Andrew

Football: My Life, My Passion By Graeme Souness

Over and Out: My Innings of a Lifetime with Test Match Special By Henry Blofeld

Unstoppable: My Life So Far By Maria Sharapova

Fearless Freddie The Life and Times of Freddie Mills By Christopher Evans

Crazy: My Road to Redemption By Chris Lewis

True Professional The Clive Sullivan Story By James Oddy

The Billionaires Club: The Unstoppable Rise of Football’s Super-Rich Owners By James Montague

Johnny Haynes Portrait of a Football Genius By James Gardner

The Premier League: 25 Years By Lloyd Pettiford

Gentleman and Player The Story of Colin Cowdrey, Cricket’s Most Elegant and Charming Batsman By Andrew Murtagh

The Fall of the House of FIFA By David Conn

We Are Sunday League By Ewan Flynn

The Descent By Thomas Dekker

But Seriously An Autobiography By John McEnroe

The Love of the Game: The Agonies and Ecstasies of Parenting and Sport By Mark Chapman

Tom Simpson: Bird On A Wire By Andy McGrath

Bunce’s Big Fat Short History of British Boxing By Steve Bunce

The Greatest Comeback: From Genocide to Football Glory By David Bolchover

The Hardmen: Legends of the Cycling Gods By Frank Strack

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

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

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

Sixty Years of Jump Racing By Robin Oakley & Edward Gillespie

Quiet Leadership By Carlo Ancelotti

The Talent Lab The secrets of creating and sustaining success By Owen Slot

No Hunger In Paradise The Players. The Journey. The Dream By Michael Calvin

The Beardless Adventurer and Her Inconvenience: A first-time cycle trip across Europe By Donna Marie Ashton

Four Mums in a Boat: By Jeanette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Nikki Doeg & Frances Davies

Herding Cats: The Art of Amateur Cricket Captaincy By Charlie Campbell

The Greatest: The Quest for Sporting Perfection By Matthew Syed

Dr Socrates: Footballer, Philosopher, Legend By Andrew Downie

Gus Honeybun, Your Boys Took One Hell of a Beating By Simon Carter

The Dark Destroyer By Nigel Benn

Redemption: From Iron Bars to Ironman By John McAvoy with Mark Turley

Above Head Height A Five-a-Side Life By James Brown

Ray Billows: The Cinderella Kind The Unlikely and Colourful Story of a World Class Amateur Golfer By Tom Buggy

The Illustrated History of Football By David Squires

Epic Bike Rides of the World

Leap In: A Woman, Some Waves and a Will to Swim By Alexandra Heminsley

Don’t Stop Me Now 26.2 Tales of a Runner’s Obsession By Vassos Alexander

Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder: Volume One By Dave Barter

The Man in the Middle The Autobiography of the World Cup Final Referee By Howard Webb

Cristiano Ronaldo The Biography By Guillem Balague

The Cyclist Who Went Out In The Cold By Tim Moore

The Football Ramble By Marcus Speller & others

Dare To Do: Taking on the Planet by Bike and Boat By Sarah Outen

Saturday 3pm 50 Eternal Delights of Modern Football By Daniel Gray

Box To Box From The Premier League to British Boxing Champion By Curtis Woodhouse

The Murder of Sonny Liston A Story of Fame, Heroin, Boxing & Las Vegas By Shaun Assael

My Turn: The Autobiography By Johan Cruyff

His Own Man The Biography of Otto Peltzer By Tim Johnston and Donald Macgregor

Stroke of Genius Victor Trumper and the shot that changed the world By Gideon Haigh

Lost in France By Spencer Vignes

AB The Autobiography By AB de Villiers

The Captain Myth The Ryder Cup & Sport’s Great Leadership Delusion By Richard Gillis

OptaJoe’s Football Yearbook 2016 That thing you thought? Think the opposite By Duncan Alexander

Home And Away Round Britain in search of non-league football nirvana By Dave Roberts

Shadow Box An Amateur in the Ring By George Plimpton

Angels With Dirty Faces The Footballing History of Argentina By Jonathan Wilson

Cycling the Earth: A life-changing race around the world By Sean Conway

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics By Daniel James Brown

The Games: A Global History of the Olympics By David Goldblatt

White On Green Celebrating the Drama of Pakistan Cricket By Richard Heller & Peter Oborne

Mr Darley’s Arabian: High Life, Low Life, Sporting Life: A History of Racing in 25 Horses By Christopher McGrath

1966: My World Cup Story By Sir Bobby Charlton

Fifty Years of Hurt: The Story of England Football and Why We Never Stop Believing By Henry Winter

And the Sun Shines Now: How Hillsborough and the Premier League Changed Britain By Adrian Tempany

We Had Some Laughs: My dad, the darts and me By Dan Waddell

For the Glory The Life of Eric Liddell from Olympic Champion to Modern Martyr By Duncan Hamilton

The Hitler Trophy Golf and the Olympic Games By Alan Fraser

Forever Young By Oliver Kay

Belt Boy by Kevin Lueshing with Mike Dunn

Endurance The Extraordinary Life & Times of Emil Zatopek By Rick Broadbent

66: The World Cup In Real Time By Ian Passingham

Mister By Rory Smith

From Light to Dark The Story of Blind Dave Heeley By Dave Heeley & Sophie Parkes

From Light to Dark By Dave Heeley & Sophie Parkes

WARRIORS ON HORSEBACK: The Inside Story of the Professional Jockey By John Carter

Grand Prix Circuits with Maurice Hamilton

The Crazy Gang by Dave Bassett and Wally Downes

Tendulkar in Wisden

CONCUSSION by Jeanne Marie Laskas

BARCA: A Peoples Passion by Jimmy Burns

Fully Programmed: The Lost World of Football Programmes By Derek Hammond & Gary Silke

Man Vs Ocean By Adam Walker

One Breath By Adam Skolnick

Another Bloody Saturday By Mat Guy

Shankly’s Village By Adam Powley & Robert Gillan

Living on the Volcano By Michael Calvin

The World of Cycling According to G By Geraint Thomas

Dan Carter The Autobiography of an All Blacks Legend By Dan Carter with Jack Lark

Cricket: The Game of Life By Scyld Berry

Trading Secrets: Squash Greats Recall Their Toughest Duels by Rod Gilmour

Staying on Track by Nigel Mansell

Eibar The Brave The Extraordinary Rise of La Liga’s Smallest Team By Euan McTear

Wiped Out? The Jerome Wilson Story By Mark Turley and Jerome Wilson

Leading By Sir Alex Ferguson with Sir Michael Moritz

Amazing Grace The Man Who Was WG By Richard Tomlinson

400 at 5:30 by Peter Bills

Official Guide to the Rugby World Cup

Fire in Babylon How the West Indies Cricket Team Brought a People to its Feet By Simon Lister

A Man’s World By Donald McRae

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

Bouts of Mania: Ali, Frazier and Foreman and an America on the Ropes By Richard Hoffer

Alpe D’Huez: Cycling’s Greatest Climb By Peter Cossins

The Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica’s Sprint Factory By Richard Moore

The Test: My Life, and the Inside Story of the Greatest Ashes Series – by Simon Jones

Max Mosley: Formula One and Beyond by Max Mosley

Two Hours: The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon By Ed Caesar

Speed Kings: The Fastest Men in the World and the 1932 Winter Olympics By Andy Bull

Field of Shadows: The English Cricket Tour of Nazi Germany 1937 By Dan Waddell

Federer and Me: A Story of Obsession By William Skidelsky

Half Time: The Glorious Summer of 1934 By Robert Winder

Bernard Hinault And the Fall and Rise of French Cycling By William Fotheringham

Sex & Drugs & Rebel Tours By David Tossell

Interesting: My Autobiography By Steve Davis with Lance Hardy

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

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac Edited by Lawrence Booth

Wisden on Grace: An Anthology Edited by Jonathan Rice

To Hell on a Bike Riding the Paris – Roubaix: The Toughest Race in Cycling By Iain MacGregor

Stuck On You By Greg Lansdowne

The Temple of Perfection A History of the Gym By Eric Chaline

Fathers of Football By Keith Baker

The Ugly Game By Martin Calladine

Warriors on Horseback By John Carter

The Strangers Who Came Home The First Australian Cricket Tour of England By John Lazenby

The Breakaway My Story By Nicole Cooke

Second XI Cricket in its outposts By Tim Wigmore & others

Football Clichés By Adam Hurrey

Beyond the Horizon Extreme Adventures at the End of the World By Richard Parks

Guy Martin: My Autobiography By Guy Martin

O, Louis: In Search of Louis van Gaal By Hugo Borst

Staying Power: A Year in My Life By Phil Taylor with Mike Walters

Great British Cycling The History of British Bike Racing 1868-2014 By Ellis Bacon

The Road to Nowhere A Journey Through Boxing’s Wastelands By Tris Dixon

Savage! Robbie Savage

Bouts of Mania Ali, Frazier, Foreman and an America on the Ropes By Richard Hoffer

Journeymen The Other Side of the Boxing Business By Mark Turley

Proud: My Autobiography By Gareth Thomas

Roy: My Life By Roy Race

Turning My Back on the Premier League By Lee Price

In Search of Duncan Ferguson The Life & Crimes of a Footballing Enigma By Alan Puttullo

Bobby Moore, the Man in Full By Matt Dickinson

The Corridor of Certainty By Geoffrey Boycott

The Ryder Cup A History: 1927 - 2014 By Peter Pugh & Henry Lord

Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2014-15

Match of the Day Fifty Years of Football - by Nick Constable

Sky Sports Football Yearbook

A Clean Break: My Story - By Christophe Bassons

The Three Degrees by Paul Rees

Sparring With Life by Jimmy Tibbs

The Hate Game By Ben Dirs

The Climb By Chris Froome with David Walsh

Twelve Yards by Ben Lyttleton

Shocking Brazil By Fernando Duarte

Best, Pele and a Half Time Bovril By Andrew Smart

Living on the Deadline By Frank Malley

Futebol Nation: A Footballing History of Brazil By David Goldblatt

Lanterne Rouge The Last Manin the Tour de France By Max Leonard

Gironimo Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy By Tim Moore

Touched By Greatness The story of Tom Graveney By Andrew Murtagh

Roy Mac Clough’s Champion By Roy McFarland with Will Price

Salt. Sweat. Tears The Men Who Rowed the Oceans By Adam Rackley

Running Free: A runner’s journey back to nature By Richard Askwith

Pirates Punks & Politics By Nick Davidson

Cycle of Lies The Fall of Lance Armstrong By Juliet Macur

The Lost World of Football By Derek Hammond & Gary Silke

Ping-Pong Diplomacy Ivor Montagu and the Astonishing Story Behind the Game that Changed the World By Nicholas Griffin

Marvellous: the Marvin Hagler Story By Damien & Brian Hughes

Knocking Down Walls By Uwe Rosler

How Not to be a Football Millionaire: Keith Gillespie

The Life and Times of Herbert Chapman by Patrick Barclay

At the Close of Play By Ricky Ponting

MESSI By Guillem Balague

Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography By Mike Tyson

David Beckham

Casey Stoner: Pushing the Limits

The Numbers Game by Chris Anderson & David Sally

Andy Murray, Seventy-Seven: My Road to Wimbledon Glory

Land of Second Chances: The Impossible Rise of Rwanda’s Cycling Team By Tim Lewis

Weirwolf: My Story By David Weir

At Speed: My life in the fast lane By Mark Cavendish

Sir Alex Ferguson: My autobiography By Sir Alex Ferguson

Driving Ambition My Autobiography By Andrew Strauss

Twin Ambitions By Mo Farah

Always Managing: My Autobiography By Harry Redknapp

Fear and Loathing in La Liga : Barcelona v Real Madrid By Sid Lowe

Immortal: the Approved Biography of George Best By Duncan Hamilton

Fibber in the Heat By Miles Jupp

The Nowhere Men By Michael Calvin

The Playboy and the Rat The Story of James Hunt and Niki Lauda By Roy Calley

The Real Jeeves By Brian Halford

I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic By Zlatan Ibrahimovic with David Lagercrantz

Miracle At Medinah By Oliver Holt

The Good Son The Life & Times of Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini By Mark Kriegel

Rory McIlroy: The Biography By Frank Worrall

Reg Harris: The rise and fall of Britain’s greatest cyclist By Robert Dineen

Fergie: The Greatest Manchester United 1986-2013 By Frank Worrall

Twice Bitten: Holyfield - Tyson II By George Willis

Swim, Bike Run: Our Triathlon Story By Alistair & Jonny Brownlee, with Tom Fordyce

Domestique: The Real Life Ups and Downs of a Tour Pro By Charley Wegelius

The Outsider By Jimmy Connors

Lost Lanes By Jack Thurston

A Race For Madmen The Extraordinary History of the Tour de France By Chris Sidwells

Harry's Games Inside the Mind of Harry Redknapp By John Crace

Football - Bloody Hell! By Patrick Barclay

The Wizard: The Life of Stanley Matthews By Jon Henderson

Wild Swimming 300 Hidden dips in the rivers, lakes and waterfalls of Britain By Daniel Start

Henry Cecil: Trainer of Genius By Brough Scott

You Are Your Own Gym By Mark Lauren

Through The Eyes of Formula One By Caroline Reid and Christian Sylt

Wisden Cricketers' Almanac 2013 Edited by Lawrence Booth

Foinaven: The Story of the Grand National's Biggest Upset By David Owen

Willie Watson England's most successful double international By Frank Garrick

Formula 1: All The Races By Roger Smith

That Near Death Thing Inside the Most Dangerous Race in the World By Rick Broadbent

The Cobra By Carl Froch

Marathon Running By Richard Nerukar

The Real McCaw By Ritchie McCaw

Duncan Edwards: The Greatest By James Leighton

Shot and a Ghost By James Willstrop

The Outsider: A history of the goalkeeper By Jonathan Wilson

Up Pohnpei Leading the ultimate football underdogs to glory By Paul Watson

Ah'm Tellin' Thee The biography of Tommy Banks By Ian Seddon

I am the Secret Footballer By Anonymous

Bent Arms and Dodgy Wickets By Tim Quelch

Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong By David Walsh

Unbelievable By Jessica Ennis

Running My Life By Seb Coe

This Is Me By Ian Thorpe

Does Your Rabbi Know You're Here? By Anthony Clavane

Bradley Wiggins: My Time: An Autobiography

The Dirtiest Race in History By Richard Moore

Going Barmy : Despatches from a Cricketing Foot Soldier By Paul Winslow

El Clasico By Richard Fitzpatrick

The Secret Race By Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle

Between the Lines By Victoria Pendleton with Donald McRae

The Breaks Are Off By Graeme Swann

Jackers: A Life in Cricket By Robin Jackman with Colin Bryden

Red Card Roy By Roy McDonough with Bernie Friend

Breaking 80 By David Godwin

Sky Sports Football Yearbook Edited by Glenda Rollin & Jack Rollin

The Perfect Distance Ovett & Coe: the record-breaking rivalry By Pat Butcher

Survivor By Fatima Whitbread

The Valiant Cricketer The Biography of Trevor Bailey By Alan Hill

Be Careful What You Wish For By Simon Jordan

Grovel! By David Tossell

The Eagle of Toledo By Alasdair Fotheringham

Richer Than God By David Conn

Sky's The Limit By Richard Moore

The Plan By Steve James

Keep On Running By Phil Hewitt

CMJ: A Cricketing Life By Christopher Martin-Jenkins

Monty: My Autobiography By Colin Montgomerie

Can't Swim, Can't Ride, Can't Run By Andy Holgate

Olympic Almanac By Stan Greenberg

Mud Sweat & Gears By Ellie Bennett

Running For Their Lives By Mark Whitaker

Running with the Kenyans By Adharanand Finn

Merckx: Half Man, Half Bike By William Fotheringham

Underdogs By Keith Dewhurst

My Life as a Hooker By Steven Gauge

Chasing Sachin By Adam Carroll-Smith

Got, Not Got By Derek Hammond & Gary Silke

Britain's lost cricket grounds By Chris Arnot

Underdog! By Tim Quelch

Graduation: Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer By Richard Lee

The Didi Man By Dietmar Hamann with Malcolm McClean

The Art of Fielding By Chad Harbach

You've Gone Too Far This Time, Sir! By Danny Bent

Inside the Divide By Richard Wilson

Hayes Running Manual By Sean Lerwill

Among the Fans From Ashes to the Arrows By Patrick Collins

The Limit By Michael Cannell

Vertigo by John Crace

The Ghost Runner by Bill Jones

Brian Clough by Jonathan Wilson

Basil D'Oliveira: Cricket & Controversy By Peter Oborne

Fred Trueman: The Authorised Biography By Chris Waters

Red: My Autobiography By Gary Neville

Usain Bolt: The Story of the World's Fastest Man By Steven Downes

More Thoughts of Chairman Moore By Brian Moore

Who Are Ya? By Gershon Portnoi

Great Olympic Moments by Sir Steve Redgrave

Ken Jones: Boots & Spikes by Steve Lewis

The Poker Mindset By Ian Taylor & Matthew Hilger

Goals, Glory & Greed by Joe Lovejoy

A Life Too Short by Ronald Reng

True Storey by Peter Storey

High Strung by Stephen Tignor

Why We Run By Robin Harvie

Denis Law: My Life in Football By Denis Law & Ivan Ponting

Sky Sports Football Yearbook By Glenda & Jack Rollin

Rafa: My Story by Rafa Nadal & John Carlin

Sphere of Influence By Gideon Haigh

Engage! The Fall & Rise of Matt Hampson By Paul Kimmage

32 Programmes by Dave Roberts

How I Won the Yellow Jumper by Ned Boulting

52 Great Poker Tips by Lou Krieger

The Smell of Football by Mick Rathbone

The Football Men by Simon Kuper

I'm Not Really Here by Paul Lake

Ian Botham: The Power & the Glory by Simon Wilde

Cyclone: My Story by Barry McGuigan

Glorious Summers & Discontents by Mike Atherton

Clough & Revie by Roger Hermiston

Racing Through The Dark by David Millar

Ian Botham by Simon Wilde

Messi by Luca Caioli

Aggers Ashes by Jonathan Agnew

Epic Swindle by Brian Reade

No Angel By Tom Bower

Arthur Milton: Last of the Double Internationals by Mike Vockins

How not to be a Prefessional Footballer by Paul Merson

From the eye of the Hurricane: Alex Higgins

It's Not About The Bike: Lance Armstrong

Savage! Robbie Savage

Open! Andre Agassi

Boy Racer: Mark Cavendish

Devilfish: the Life & Times of a Poker Legend: Dave Ulliott

Bounce! How Champions Are Made By Matthew Syed

Laurent Fignon: We Were Young and Carefree

Carlo Ancelotti: The Beautiful Games of an Ordinary Genius

Every Second Counts by Lance Armstrong

Four-iron in the Soul By Lawrence Donegan

A Course Called Ireland By Tom Coyne

The Grudge By Tom English

Eleven By Steve Fleming

Born to Run By Christopher McDougall

Invictus By John Carlin

Coming of Age By Andy Murray

The Story of the World Cup by Brian Glanville

Beware of the Dog by Brian Moore

The Professor, the Banker and the Suicide King by Michael Craig

No Smoke, No Fire By Dave Jones

Englischer Fussball by Raphael Honigstein

The Bristol Boys by Jack Allen

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami

For Richer, For Poorer by Victoria Coren

In Pursuit of Glory by Bradley Wiggins

Inspired by Sir Steve Redgrave

No Boundaries by Ronnie Irani

The Education of a Poker Player By Herbert O. Yardley

In The Shadow of a Giant By Mel Charles

Longy By Sean Long

Jacob's Beach by Kevin Mitchell

Great Face for Radio by John Anderson

Players: 250 men, women & animals who created modern sport By Tim Harris

The Poker Encyclopaedia by Elkan Allan and Hannah Mackay

Playing to Win by Dave Whelan

Motty: 40 years in the Commentary Box by John Motson

The Official Football Yearbook 2009-10 The ACTIM Statistical Guide

Inverting the Pyramid A history of football tactics by Jonathan Wilson

Beastly Fury: The Strange Birth of British Football by Richard Sanders

Why England Lose by Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski

Close To The Wind by Ben Ainslie

Killer Poker 2: Advanced Strategies for Crushing the internet game (version 2) by John Vorhaus

Take me to the River by Peter Alson

Serious Poker by Daniel Y Kimberg

Your Worst Poker Enemy by Alan Schoonmaker

Caro's Book of Poker Tells by Mike Caro

Big Deal by Anthony Holden

Make a Million from Online Poker by Nigel Goldman

Poker Tournament Formula by Arnold Snyder

Texas Hold 'Em: Begin & Win by Paul Mendleson

No Limit Texas Hold 'Em A complete Course by Angel Largay

Poker & Philosophy Pocket Rockets and Philosopher Kings: Edited by Eric Bronson

Beyond Traps- The Anatomy of Poker Success by James McKenna

Every Hand Revealed by Gus Hansen

The rules of poker by Lou Krieger and Sheree Bykofsky

Million dollar hold em by Johnny Chan & Mark Karowe

The Ultimate Guide to Poker Tells by Randy Burgess & Carl Baldassarre

Poker Strategies for a Winning Edge in Business by David Apostolico

How to win the World Series of Poker (or Not) by Pat Walsh

Poker Night by John Vorhaus

Kill Phil: The fast track to success in no-limit hold 'em poker tournaments by Blair Rodman and Lee Nelson

Play poker like a pigeon and win by Anonymous

Poker Face 2 by Ulvis Albert

Power Hold 'Em Strategy by Daniel Negreanu

The Poker Face of Wall Street by Aaron Brown

The Mathematics of Poker by William Chen

Caro's Most Profitable Hold'em Advice by Mike Caro

The Luck Factor by Richard Wiseman

Oops! I Won Too Much Money by Tom Schneider

Killer Poker by the Numbers The Mathematical Edge for Winning Play by Tony Guerrera

Tales of a Degenerate Poker Player by Derek Kelly

Kill Everyone by Lee Nelson, Tyson Streib & Kim Lee

Elements of Poker by Tommy Angelo

Phil Hellmuth Presents Read 'Em & Reap 'A career FBI agent's guide to decoding poker tells' by Joe Navarro and Marvin Karlins

How to Beat Sit-&-Go Poker Tournaments by Neil Timothy

Poker Nation By Andy Bellin

Texas Hold'em Odds And Probabilities: Limit, No-limit, And Tournament Strategies by Matthew Hilger

Ghosts at the Table by Des Wilson

Your Best Poker Friend: Increase your mental edge by Dr Alan Schoonmaker

The Poker Mindset by Ian Taylor & Matthew Hilger

More Hold 'Em Wisdom for all players by Daniel Negreanu

Tournament Killer Poker By The Numbers : The keys to No Limits Hold 'Em Success by Tony Guerrera

Secrets of Professional Poker 1 by Rolf Slotboom

Secrets of Sit 'n' Gos by Phil Shaw

Life's a Gamble by Roy

Poker Winners Are Different by Dr Alan Schoonmaker

The Education of a Poker Player by Herbert O. Yardley

Zen and the Art of Poker by Larry W Phillips

Poker protection: Cheating and the world of poker by Steve Forte

The Biggest Game in Town by Al Alvarez

Texas Hold'em Odds by Catalin Barboianu

The Poker Tournament Formula II by Arnold Snyder

The Unsinkable Titanic Thompson by Carlton Stowers

True Colours by Adam Gilchrist

Boy Racer by Mark Cavendish

All The Way Jose by Harry Harris

George Cohen: My Autobiography by George Cohen with James Lawton

Once Upon A Time In Naples by John Ludden

Frank Lampard: The Biography by Douglas Thompson

Oh Joey, Joey by Joey Jones

Any chance of a game? by Barney Ronay

Ooh Ah Stantona By Phil Stant

Ronaldo by James Mosley

Rooney Tunes By Mike Parry

A selection of books to greet the arrival of the new Premiership season: (2006-2007)

To Barcelona and Beyond by Paul Smith

Once in a Lifetime by Gavin Newsham

Prawns In The Game: How football got where it is today by Paul French

Tommy Docherty: My Story. Hallowed be thy Game By Tommy Docherty

There's only one Neil Redfearn By Neil Redfearn with Andrew Collomosse

The Match of My Life Series (Liverpool, Leeds United, Fulham, Stoke City, Spurs, Sheffield United, Sunderland, Wolves, European Cup Finals) by Various Authors

Accrington Stanley: The club that wouldn't die by Phil Whalley

Wembley: Stadium of Legends by Pete Tomsett & Chris Brand

Robbie Keane: The biography by Andrew Sleight

Michael Owen: The Biography by Oliver Derbyshire

Rafa Benitez by Paco Lloret

There's an awful lot of bubbly in Brazil by Alan Brazil with Mike Parry

Determined by Norman Whiteside

The Almanack of World Football 2008 by Guy Oliver

Walking Tall by Peter Crouch

Parish to Planet by Eric Midwinter

Deano by Dean Windass with Simon Parker

Outcasts! The Lands That FIFA Forgot by Steve Menary

The Beautiful Game is Over by John Samuels

The Rivals Game: Inside the British Derby by Douglas Beattie

Married to a man of two halves by Agnes Docherty with Tom Docherty

Anfield of Dreams: A Kopite's Odyssey by Neil Dunkin

The Doog: The Incredible Story of Derek Dougan - Football's Most Controversial Figure by David Harrison & Steve Gordos

Football Dynamo: Modern Russia and the People's Game by Marc Bennetts

Forgive us our press passes: An anthology of modern football writing Edited by Christopher Davies

Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football by Tom Bower

The Story of the World Cup by Brian Glanville

Cycling Is My Life by Tommy Simpson

Thinking Outside the Box by Brad Friedel

And God Created Cricket by Simon Hughes

Ronan O'Gara: My Autobiography

Jellyman's Thrown a Wobbly by Jeff Stelling

When the Whistle Blows by Andrew Riddoch & John Kemp

Roger Federer: Spirit of a Champion By Chris Bowers

Sporting Justice by Ian Hewitt

The Last Champion: The Life of Fred Perry by Jon Henderson

Bad Blood by Jeremy Whittle

Winning is not Enough by Sir Jackie Stewart

The Ashes By Ken Piesse

The Worst of Friends by Colin Shindler

Nothing But Trouble By Herbie Hide

Hello Sailor by Michael Hutchinson

Golf: The cure for a Grumpy Old Man by Peter Alliss

Tommy's Honour by Kevin Cook

Stan Bowles: The Autobiography

Eclipse by Nicholas Clee

It's not the winning that counts by Max Davidson

Last of the Blue Lions by Steve Lewis

Bumper book of useless cricket information by Marc Dawson

The Last Amateurs by Mark de Rond

When Football was Football by Richard Havers

One Ginger Pele by Chris Parker

The Lion & the Eagle by Iain Manson

Regga by Christopher Hilton

Can We Have Our Balls Back Please? by Julian Norridge

Arnie & Jack By Ian O'Connor

Roy of the Rovers: The Unauthorised Biography By Mick Collins

The Tin Man By Ted McMinn with Robin Hutchison

The Bromley Boys by Dave Roberts

When Friday Comes by James Montague

Carra: My Autobiography by Jamie Carragher

Capello: Portrait of a Winner by Gabriele Marcotti

Playing the Enemy by John Carlin

Bradman in Wisden Ed. by Graeme Wright

Heart of Football by David McVay

Heroes, Villains & Velodromes by Richard Moore

A Downhill Lie / Fairway to Hell By Carl Hiaasen

The Book of Surfing by Michael Fordham

The Official Football Yearbook 2008

Head On By Ian Botham

The Great Swim By Gavin Mortimer

A Cultured Left Foot by Muta Okwonga

The Austerity Olympics by Janie Hampton

A-Z of the Grand National By John Cottrell & Marcus Armytage

What sport tells us about life by Ed Smith

Football Obituaries by Ivan Ponting

Football Quotations by Phil Shaw

Hands of Stone by Christian Giudice

Manchester's Finest by David Hall

A Game for Hooligans by Huw Richards

Outcasts! By Steve Menary

Master of the Ring by Graham Gordon

The Hitman by Ricky Hatton

Sport by Tim Harris

Journey to the Open by Padraig Harrington

Supercat by Simon Lister

Wisden Cricketers' Almanac 2008

The Marathon Makers by John Bryant

Bring me the head of Sergio Garcia by Tom Cox

Bellies & Bullseyes by Sid Waddell

Hard Road to Glory by Jonny Nelson with Richard Coomber

My Manchester United Years by Sir Bobby Charlton

Seeing Red by Graham Poll

Sky Sports Football Yearbook

The Underdog By Joshua Davis

Interesting, very interesting By Barry Davies

The Italian Job by Gianluca Vialli

Riding Through the Storm by Geoff Thomas

Gary Neville by Tom Oldfield

An Independent Man by Eddie Jordan

In Search of Robert Millar by Richard Moore

Blazing Saddles by Matt Rendell

Wasted by Paul Smith

The Bowler's Holding, the Batsman's Willey by Geoff Tibballs

From the Eye of the Hurricane by Alex Higgins

The Running Man by Gilbert Tuhabonye

Provided You Don't Kiss Me by Duncan Hamilton

Dubai Millennium by Rachel Pagones

Grovel! By David Tossell

Playfair cricket annual 2007 Edited by Bill Frindall

The Grand Prix Saboteurs by Joe Saward

Fallen Idle by Peter Marinello with Will Price

Tom Cartwright - Tthe Flame Still Burns by Stephen Chalke

Riding the Storm by Timmy Murphy

Out of the Shadows by Dominic Negus

Harry Potts - Margaret's Story by Dave Thomas

Believe in the Sign by Mark Hodkinson

Me And My Mouth by Austin Healey

Jimmy Delaney: The Stuff of Legend by David W. Potter

Slogging the Slavs by Angus Bell

The Accidental Angler by Charles Rangeley-Wilson

Books for Christmas

We all live in a Perry Groves World by Perry Groves

Hitting Out by Ian Chappell with Ashley Mallett

Match Of My Life: The Ashes Ed by Sam Pilger & Rob Wightman

Googlies, Nutmegs and Bogeys by Bob Wilson

Cole Play by Ian Macleay

Feed the Goat by Shaun Goater

Beer & Brine: The making of Walter George by Rob Hadgraft

Seve: Golf's Flawed Genius by Robert Green

How to be a Sports Agent by Mel Stein

Crossing the Boundary by Kevin Pietersen

The Luck Factor by Richard Wiseman

A selection of books to greet the arrival of the new Premiership season:

You Must Like Cricket by Soumya Bhattacharya

Cycling Fit by Jamie Baird

Fantastic Federer by Chris Bowers

The Death of Marco Pantani by Matt Rendell

Bearders: My Life in Cricket by Bill Frindall

Burksey by Peter Morfoot

Willie Irvine: Together Again

Pele: The Autobiography

The Perfect 10 by Richard Williams

Boxing's Hall of Shame by Thomas Myler

Penguins Stopped Play by Harry Thompson

World Cup book review

Steven Gerrard by Adam Cotier

Flat Horses of 2005 Ed: Graham Dench

Hawaii 501: Life as a Darts Pro by Wayne Mardle

From Aintree to York by Stephen Cartmell

Who's the B*****d in the Black? By Jeff Winter

Team Schumacher by Timothy Collings

The Story of the World Cup by Brian Glanville

The Lost Babes: Manchester United & the Forgotten Victims of Munich by Jeff Connor

Unforgivable Blackness by Geoffrey C. Ward

Ooh Ah Stantona by Phil Stant

Johnny Owen by Jeff Murphy

Chelsea FC The Official Biography by Rick Glanvill

Out of the Blue Into the Black by John Spencer

Deadly Doug by Doug Ellis

Football books for Christmas (2005)

Our Christmas selection

Alain Baxter by Andrew Ross

Arkle: The Life & Legacy of 'Himself' by Sean Magee

2006 Almanack of World Football by Guy Oliver

Frank: Fighting Back by Frank Bruno with Kevin Mitchell

Old Stoneface: the autobiography of John Lowe

Rafa Benitez by Paco Lloret

Being Freddie by Andrew Flintoff

Once Upon A Time In Naples by John Ludden

My Spin on Cricket by Richie Benaud

George Cohen: My Autobiography

Fred Titmus: My Life In Cricket by Fred Titmus

Sky Sports Football Yearbook & Soccer at War 1938-45 both by Jack Rollin

Zimmer Men by Marcus Berkmann

Pointless: A season with Britain's worst football team by Jeff Connor

Dad's Army by Neil Drysdale

Tim Henman by Simon Felstein

Lifting the Covers by Alan Mills

Freddie by Tim Ewbank

Ashes to Ashes by Keith Fletcher

Duleepsinhji: Prince of Cricketers by Barry Rickson

Stand Up And Fight by Alan English

Grand Slam! The Year of the Dragon By Paul Rees

Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger

Masters of the Baize by Luke Williams & Paul Gadsby

Dark Trade by Donald McRae

Beaumont's Up and Under by Mark Baldwin

Ring of Hate by Patrick Myler

The Psychology of Poker by Alan Schoonmaker

Facing the Frozen Ocean by Bear Grylls

White Angels by John Carlin

Feet in the Clouds by Richard Askwith

Basil D'Oliveira

On And Off The Field by Ed Smith

Nick Faldo: Life Swings

Deep into the Forest by Daniel Taylor

Jose Mourinho Made in Portugal by Luis Lourenco and Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho by Luis Lourenco

Thierry Henry by Oliver Derbyshire

Jose Mourinho by Luis Lourenco

Hail Cesar by Billy McNeill

In The Eye of the Typhoon

The 12 Greatest Rounds of Boxing

The 12 Greatest Rounds of Boxing

Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times by Thomas Hauser

Shit Ground No Fans by Jack Bremner

Tackling My Demons by Stan Collymore with Oliver Holt

Abramovich: The billionaire from nowhere by Dominic Midgley and Chris Hutchins

Frankie: The autobiography of Frankie Dettori

Off The Record by Michael Owen with Paul Hayward

A Lifetime In A Race by Matthew Pinsent

Two Million Strokes A Minute by Matthew Pinsent

An Englishman Abroad: Beckham's Spanish Adventure by Phil Ball

The Long Round by Dominic Calder-Smith

MOTD Football Yearbook by Terry Pratt & Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2004/05 Edited by Glenda Rollin & Jack Rollin

Za-to-pek! by Bob Phillips

Tom Finney: My Autobiography

John Daly: The Biography by Gavin Newsham

Gazza: My Story by Paul Gascoigne with Hunter Davies

Gazza: My Story by Paul Gasgoine with Hunter Davies


The Man Who Hated Football by Will Buckley

The Player: Thte Autobiography of Boris Becker


Who Ate All The Pies? by Mick Quinn

Mick Channon: The Authorised Biography

Thte Power : My Autobiography by Phil Taylor

Manchester United Ruined My Wife by David Blatt

The Perfect Mile

George Best and 21 Others by Colin Shindler

No Coward Soul: The remarkable story of Bob Appleyard

3:59.4 The Quest for the Four Minute Mile

With Friends in High Places

Blue Blood: The Mike Doyle Story

England's Story (DVD)

Nine Lives by Matt Dawson

Right Back to the Beginning

The Bugatti Queen

The King: The Autobiography of Denis Law

Scoring: An Expert's Guide by Frank McAvennie

Bill McLaren: Rugby's Great Heroes and Entertainers

John Oaksey: Mince Pie for Starters

Lance Armstrong: Every Second Counts

King John: The Autobiography of John Charles

Greavsie by Jimmy Greaves

Foul Play by David Thomas

Tom Bower: Broken Dreams: Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football

Nobby Stiles: After the Ball

Jason Robinson: Finding My Feet

World Cup 2003 by Team England: The official account of England's World cup triumph

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