Search for your sports books:

Featured Publisher: John Blake
Apart form its current publications, John Blake Publishing has a sizeable back list of acclaimed sporting titles. These include biographies of stars such as Roger Federer, WG Grace, Fernando Torres and Frankie Dettori. For more information, visit www.blake.co.uk



Read Review
<back to archive

Cyclone: My Story by Barry McGuigan

Release date: 09th April, 2011
Publisher: Virgin Books

List Price: £18.99
Our Price: £9.50
You Save: £9.49 (49%)
Buy Now

"Just as music and musicians define the times in which we live; just as they give pure expression to significant moments in our individual lives, so too do the great athletes and their fortunes. In victory and in defeat, it requires something more than physical gifts and strength of will, it is a spiritual quality that connects them to us, their followers, and binds those followers to each other. Barry was one such as this; modest and compassionate in victory, courageous almost to his own destruction in defeat. His path led him always forwards and upwards and he carried us with him. The dove on his shorts was a symbol of the man, an exquisite paradox; the warrior and the peacemaker. He was an unlikely figure in the modern era when the mania of self-promotion has all but obliterated the dignity of sportsmanship in these islands, the McGuigan years are years we remember."--Daniel Day Lewis


<back to archive


Toolstation


SBOTM Current Top 10

The Talent Lab The secrets of creating and sustaining success By Owen Slot
Ebury Press
Read Review Buy Now
Quiet Leadership By Carlo Ancelotti
Penguin
Read Review Buy Now
Quiet Genius: Bob Paisley, British Football’s Greatest Manager By Ian Herbert
Bloomsbury Sport
Read Review Buy Now
When Lions Roared: The Lions, the All Blacks and the legendary tour of 1971 By Tom English & Peter Burns
Arena Sport
Read Review Buy Now
The Captain Class: The Hidden Force Behind the World’s Greatest Teams By Sam Walker
Ebury Press
Read Review Buy Now
The Hardmen: Legends of the Cycling Gods By Frank Strack
Pursuit Books
Read Review Buy Now
The Greatest Comeback: From Genocide to Football Glory By David Bolchover
Biteback
Read Review Buy Now
Bunce’s Big Fat Short History of British Boxing By Steve Bunce
Bantam
Read Review Buy Now
Tom Simpson: Bird On A Wire By Andy McGrath
Bloomsbury Sport
Read Review Buy Now
The Love of the Game: The Agonies and Ecstasies of Parenting and Sport By Mark Chapman
W & N
Read Review Buy Now

Amazon’s top 6 best-sellers

© Sharks Media Ltd 2004 – 2012. Site designed and maintained by Marcus Hamblett for Furydesign.