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

Release date: 25th July, 2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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The world’s first organised team sport has attracted thousands of authors to its ample bosom, each unearthing a niche about which to write: be it the game’s nuances, rules, strategies, politics or controversies. Wilde successfully covers many similar strands, supplementing them with a mountain of statistics… (read review)

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Fifty Cup Finals My Life in Football By Nick Collins

Release date: 16th May, 2018
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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Thankfully, this is not a book comprising a rather subjective list of the 50 best finals that Nick Collins has witnessed over the past 40 years. Instead, it’s a pacey, well-informed, behind-the-scenes journey which every budding sports reporter should read. (read review)



Competition

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

Release date: 11th August, 2018
Publisher: Macmillan

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To win a copy of The Jersey, answer the following question: What is the name of the traditional Maori challenge thrown down by the All Blacks before the start of a Test match? Email your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 21st August 2018 (read review)

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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.



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