Search for your sports books:

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




Current top 10 sports books

The 10 latest and best sports books with savings of up to 50% on the cover price.

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

List Price: £18.99
Our Price: £18.99
You Save: £0 (0%)
Buy Now

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)

A Boy in the Water By Tom Gregory

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

List Price: £18.99
Our Price: £10.49
You Save: £8.5 (44%)
Buy Now

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)

How To Be A Footballer By Peter Crouch with Tom Fordyce

Release date: 13th September, 2018
Publisher: Ebury Press

List Price: £18.00
Our Price: £13.00
You Save: £5 (27%)
Buy Now

Peter Crouch’s latest ‘autobiography’, How To Be A Footballer, promises to be an enormous success, thanks to ghost writer Tom Fordyce’s ability to inject humour from the kick off and Crouch’s obvious willingness not to take himself too seriously. (read review)

The Little Big Things The Inspirational Memoir of the Year By Henry Fraser

Release date: 16th September, 2018
Publisher: Seven Dials

List Price: £9.99
Our Price: £6.47
You Save: £3.52 (35%)
Buy Now

To win a copy of The Little Big Things, correctly answer the following question: Which country is hosting next year’s Rugby World Cup? Email your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 2nd October 2018 (read review)

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
Our Price: £11.97
You Save: £8.02 (40%)
Buy Now

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)

No Spin My Autobiography By Shane Warne with Mark Nicholas

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

List Price: £20.00
Our Price: £13.00
You Save: £7 (35%)
Buy Now

The glut of books focusing on Shane Warne’s career is testimony to his ability. He made his Test debut after just seven first-class appearances and went on to take more than 1,000 Test and ODI wickets and score more than 3,000 Test match runs. (read review)

On Cricket By Mike Brearley

Release date: 05th October, 2018
Publisher: Constable

List Price: £20.00
Our Price: £13.00
You Save: £7 (35%)
Buy Now

Mike Brearley isn’t boasting when he prefaces a tale about Knott with, “I remember an innings in the Fourth Test against India, in Bangalore, in 1977…”, it’s just that his cricketing (and life) knowledge stems from the fact that he’s ‘been there, done that’. His cumulative experience, humour and honesty make for a compelling read. (read review)

Alan Ball The Man in White Boots By David Tossell

Release date: 10th October, 2018
Publisher: Hodder & Staughton

List Price: £20.00
Our Price: £13.57
You Save: £6.43 (32%)
Buy Now

Alan Ball was born on 12th May 1945, four days after VE Day. The nation was still enjoying a collective celebration, the like of which it wouldn’t see again (at least in England) for another 21 years, after Ball and his teammates achieved victory over West Germany to win the World Cup. (read review)

Can We Run With You, Grandfather? Seven Continents: Seven Decades By Doug Richards

Release date: 27th October, 2018
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

List Price: £12.99
Our Price: £12.99
You Save: £0 (0%)
Buy Now

“Don’t be afraid to scare yourself,” writes Doug Richards with the authority of someone who could have meandered into late middle age and accepted life as a couch potato, but instead he decided upon another route, one which is open to almost all of us. (read review)

Darkness and Light: My Story By Joe Thompson with Alex Fenn

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

List Price: £18.99
Our Price: £12.32
You Save: £6.67 (35%)
Buy Now

To win a copy of Darkness and Light, correctly answer the following question: Who retired first: Paul Scholes or Ryan Giggs? Email your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 22nd November 2018 (read review)



Toolstation


SBOTM Current Top 10

Game Changers How a team of underdogs & scientists discovered what it takes to win By Joao Medeiros
Little, Brown
Read Review Buy Now
A Boy in the Water By Tom Gregory
Particular Books
Read Review Buy Now
How To Be A Footballer By Peter Crouch with Tom Fordyce
Ebury Press
Read Review Buy Now
The Little Big Things The Inspirational Memoir of the Year By Henry Fraser
Seven Dials
Read Review Buy Now
Seoul Glow The Story Behind Great Britain’s 1988 Hockey Gold By Rod Gilmour
Pitch Publishing
Read Review Buy Now
No Spin My Autobiography By Shane Warne with Mark Nicholas
Ebury Press
Read Review Buy Now
On Cricket By Mike Brearley
Constable
Read Review Buy Now
Alan Ball The Man in White Boots By David Tossell
Hodder & Staughton
Read Review Buy Now
Can We Run With You, Grandfather? Seven Continents: Seven Decades By Doug Richards
Pitch Publishing
Read Review Buy Now
Darkness and Light: My Story By Joe Thompson with Alex Fenn
Pitch Publishing
Read Review Buy Now

Amazon’s top 6 best-sellers

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