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

Release date: 18th September, 2018
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

List Price: £19.99
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The belief that Sean Kerly & Co could produce something special at the 1988 Olympics grew each time you watched them on television. In the wake of an improbable success, commentator Barry Davies uttered one of sport’s greatest (and most satisfying) lines: “But where were the Germans? But, frankly, who cares?” (read review)

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Football Book Reviews

We've added a separate section specifically for reviews of football books to make them easier for you to find.

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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One of the most enjoyable aspects of reviewing sports books is the opportunity it affords to read such a variety of material and to occasionally happen upon an absolutely compelling title and wonder ‘why hasn’t this been done before?’. (read review)



Competition

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No Spin My Autobiography By Shane Warne with Mark Nicholas

Release date: 15th October, 2018
Publisher: Ebury Press

List Price: £20.00
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To win a copy of No Spin, correctly answer the following question: How many Test wickets did Shane Warne take? Email your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 30th October 2018 (read review)

Enter our competition and win one of our fantastic sports books.



Sports book of the Year

You’ve probably heard about the title that won this award, but how about the other five nominees? They’re all a good read and they’re all here. Every single book is available at less than the publisher’s list price.



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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