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Featured Publisher: Pitch Publishing
The incomparable range of sports books produced by Pitch Publishing over the past few years has ensured theyÕve secured a place as one of the UKÕs leading publishers of sporting material.

From the unashamedly nostalgic Got, Not Got and the thought-provoking If Only: An Alternative History of the Beautiful Game, to Andrew MurtaghÕs superbly-written Gentleman and a Player, Pitch Publishing are always likely to come up with something different. Take a look at their current range: www.pitchpublishing.co.uk




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A Boy in the Water By Tom Gregory

Release date: 01st September, 2018
Publisher: Particular Books

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Tom Gregory recalls the unadulterated joy of piling into a ropey minibus with his south London pals as they headed off on swimming weekends on the south coast or in the Lake District, laughing and joking as they prepared to experience the joys of sleeping under canvas and eating cheap, stodgy food prior to embarking on prolonged cold water training… (read review)

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

Release date: 30th August, 2018
Publisher: Little, Brown

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They first appeared on television a few seasons ago – a tiny, on-screen graphic detailing how far a footballer had run during a match before being substituted, but the data was originally assembled by a small team of sports scientists working for Everton in the early 1970s. They discovered that, on average, players covered a distance of 8,680 metres every game, a quarter of which was walked. (read review)



Competition

This month's competition book:

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

Release date: 01st September, 2018
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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To win a copy of The Beautiful Badge, correctly answer the following question: What animal features in Aston Villa’s club badge? Email your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 19th September 2018 (read review)

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Sports book of the Year

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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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