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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:

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

Release date: 01st October, 2019
Publisher: Conker Editions

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Those of us who began attending our first matches in the 1960s and 70s will undoubtedly recall a much different game to the one which nowadays is never off our television (and other) screens. Fortunately, Derek Hammond and Gary Silke have compiled and written Got Not Got Football Gift Book, sub-titled ‘Every fan’s catalogue of desires’ for those of us who remember how things used to be back in the day. (read review)

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Guiding Me Home and Away By Dave Thomas

Release date: 27th September, 2019
Publisher: Hornet Books

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Like so many others sporting memories, the permanent image of Dave Thomas flying down the wing is filed away in the mind’s deepest recesses. We always remember our sporting heroes as they were rather than what they become; the ageing process take no account of how many international caps they may have won. Nevertheless, we imagine that because they were so fit, so dedicated, sportsmen and women will remain sprightly well into old age. Unfortunately, this doesn’t necessarily follow. Doddie Weir and Stiliyan Petrov, for instance, are two who succumbed to diseases capable of affecting anyone of us; our sporting heroes are human after all. (read review)


This month's competition book:

The Three Kings The Makers of Modern Football By Leo Moynihan

Release date: 20th October, 2019
Publisher: Quercus

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We have a copy of The Three Kings to give away. To win this prize, correctly answer the following question: Which team won the European Cup in 1969? Send your answers to: by 5 November 2019 Good luck! (read review)

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