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The Greatest
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The Boy on the Shed
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Bounce
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No Hunger In Paradise
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What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
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Guy Martin: Worms to Catch
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Over and Out
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The Lions: When the Going Gets Tough
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No Nonsense
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How to Build a Car
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Sir Matt Busby: The Definitive Biography
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Undisputed Truth
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Born to Run
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Massively Violent & Decidedly Violent
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Playfair Cricket Annual 2018
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Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018
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Formula One 2018
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Old Too Soon, Smart Too Late
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Endure
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Swell
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Berlin 1936
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The Story of the World Cup: 2018
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Re:Cyclists
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The Jumping Game
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'We're playing for the people who hate their jobs, who'd love our lives.'

Award-winning sports writer Michael Calvin turned up for the first day of pre-season training at Millwall FC and 333 days later he sat among the subs at Wembley.

Intimate and compelling, Calvin's book vividly portrays players and management as family men, close to their roots:  Forget the glitz of the Premier League - this is the beautiful game in all its raucus glory, essential reading for anyone whom football is a way of life.

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A Life in Football: My Autobiography
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Running
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Shut up Legs!
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Guy Martin: Worms to Catch
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Eat and Run
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Forever Young
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Inverting the Pyramid
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Born to Run
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Leading
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The Battle
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At the Edge
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The Fight
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The World of Cycling According to G
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Guy Martin: My Autobiography
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That Near Death Thing
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Soccernomics
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Today We Die a Little
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Win or Learn
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Top of the League 

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Fever Pitch
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Promised Land
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The Miracle Of Castel Di Sangro
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A Season With Verona
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Family
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Forever Young
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Mister
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The Illustrated History of Football
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The Numbers Game
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The Football Man
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Saturday, 3pm
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Inverting the Pyramid
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The Beautiful Game?
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Forever Boys
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The Ball is Round
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Strong Openers with Tales that Wag 

Our choice of the best cricket writing

The Meaning of Cricket
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Following On
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Beyond A Boundary
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Herding Cats
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Wounded Tiger
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Cricket: The Game of Life
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Fire in Babylon
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Grovel!
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Penguins Stopped Play
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A A Majestic Innings
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And God Created Cricket
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Glorious Summers and Discontents
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A Last English Summer
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The Art of Captaincy
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A Social History of Cricket
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Rain Men
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Tour de Force 

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Great Bike Race
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The Monuments
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The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold
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French Revolutions
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The Race Against the Stasi
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To Hell on a Bike
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Land of Second Chances
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Eddy Merckx: The Cannibal
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Seven Deadly Sins
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Wide-Eyed and Legless
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The Secret Race
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The Badger
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The End of the Road
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Packing a Punch 

Our choice of the best boxing books 

Night Train
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Shadow Box
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Dark Trade
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The The Hurt Business
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Bouts of Mania
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The Fight
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No Middle Ground
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War, Baby
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Hurricane
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Four Kings
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The Hate Game
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Close Encounters with the Gloves off
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The Price of Dreams: Michael Calvin on Football's Dangerous Lottery

"Imagine the moral outcry if the banks started recruiting boys as young as nine, training them up, and then trading them between each other. That’s the reality of youth football today." Multi-award winning author, Mike Calvin is building a reputation as one of the finest sports writers currently at work.  The first two books in his football trilogy, The Nowhere Men and Living on the Volcano, looked at talent scouting and football managers respectively.  Now, in No Hunger in Paradise, Calvin has turned his investigative eye on the world of youth football. Exclusively for Waterstones he introduces a world of secrecy, pressure, financial gain and staggering human cost.

Charlie Campbell on the Pleasures and Pitfalls of Amateur Cricket Captaincy

The challenges of a cricket captain are manifold; selection, field-placings, dressing room egos, to name but a few. The amateur captain can add to that simply trying to field 11 players for the game. Charlie Campbell has captained the Authors XI in over 150 matches and he shares his love of the game in his latest book, Herding Cats.  Here he offers a wonderfully witty and engaging introduction to the pitfalls & perils of the art of amateur cricket captaincy.

Leap In: A Guide to Taking Your Swimming to the Next Level

Alexandra Heminsley won a legion of fans with her effervescent Running Like a Girl, her manifesto-cum-memoir  for anyone who has looked on with sadness at their running shoes lying discarded in the hall. Now Heminsley weaves the same magic in Leap In, her spellbinding account of challenging our basic fears of the water and rediscovering an almost spiritual new realm. Basic questions around swimming however abound, and in the following extract from the book, the author assembles her top tips toward diving into a new life of fitness and meaningful pleasure.