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Summer of the All-rounder by Eagar, Patrick

2016-05-10

Comments: clean and as new . Format: Paperback. Pages: 128.



Football Memories by Glanville, Brian

2014-03-03

Amazon.co.uk Review: When Brian Glanville left Charterhouse aged 17 in 1949, he reluctantly became an articled clerk after it was made apparent to him that football journalism was no career for a gentleman. All that was to change later that summer when he walked into the offices of the Italian Corriere dello Sport in Rome. The newspaper made him their English correspondent, even though he couldnt speak a word of Italian. : : Football Memories charts Granvilles life, as a journalist, writer and player, since that day. Having covered every World Cup since Sweden in 1958 and met, interviewed and written about just about every football great (and more than a few football reprobates) since then, he is certainly in a position of authority. : : His career in Italy is covered, as are the many years spent writing for the Sunday Times. But alongside the compelling personal tale is another, of how football has changed since the days when amateurs still played for England. (Many of those amateurs were Granvilles childhood heroes; some later joined him in the press box.) : : Notorious for his forthright views and lack of apprehension in expressing them, Glanville has made as many, if not more, enemies than friends; his accrimonious relationship with former England boss Graham Taylor is well known and is documented in the book. But he also refuses to pull his punches about others: ...as we know, a football brain is sui generis. It does not preclude intellect outside the field of play, any more than an intellectual need necessarily be an unintelligent footballer. But the football brain is essentially a thing of instinct, the reductio ad absurdum being a player such as Paul Gascoigne, who is wonderfully inventive, aware and original on the filed, but displays few of these qualities off the pitch. Successful as a writer away from the press box, Glanville explains his career as an author in full and talks a lot about the Chelsea Casuals, the team he has run for years and still plays for at the age of 67. An all-round story of one mans obsession with the beautiful game. : : Synopsis: Glanville draws on his wealth of football knowledge to create an autobiography full of insight and anecdotes, highlighting his unique views on the games, leagues, players and the great changes world football has seen over the last five decades.Comments: clean and as new . Format: Hardcover. Pages: 280.



Michael Parkinson on Football by Michael Parkinson

2014-03-03

Hodder andamp; Stoughton 2001; hardback in dust jacket; 314 pages. Condition: As new



History of Golf by Michael Williams

2013-05-10

Galley Press 1988; hardback in dust jacket; 9.5andquot; x 13andquot; tall; 192 pages; b/w and colour illustrated throughout. Condition as new.



The Barry Richards story by Barry Richards

2011-12-30

very clean and good



A Civil War: Year Inside College Footballs Purest Rivalry by Feinstein, John

2011-05-02

Little Brown and Co. 1996 first edition hardcover in dust jacket : 412 pages including index. Book Description: A CIVIL WAR is an unforgettable portrait of college football in the purest form: two teams that play for the love of the game and for the honour of their respective schools, rather than for money or fame. As Feinstein follows the Army and Navy football teams through a single season, he takes us into the locker rooms, onto the playing fields and inside the lives of the players and coaches. His book captures the personalities and the behind-the-scenes struggles - culminates in a vivid account of the teams dramatic December face-off, a stratling come-from-behind victory that resulted in a daredevil fourth-down touchdown attempt. Condition : Pristine/almost as new



World Cup 90 (Knight Books) by Evans, Philip

2010-11-06

Synopsis: Full of up-to-date facts and figures, this book includes full histories of previous Cup Matches, a final analysis of the 1986 world cup, plus details of the teams that have qualified for Italy, biographies of some of the best players and details of the draw for 1990.Comments: pristine as new . Format: Paperback. Pages: 160.



Manchester United , Tragedy, Destiny, History by Ken Ferris

2010-07-26

Mainstream Publishing; 2001;first edition; hardback in dust jacket; 444 pages. Condition- as new



Great One Day Cricket Matches by Lemmon, David

2010-02-13

Comments: ONE DAY CRICKET BY DAVID LEMMON - PAPERBACK 188 PAGES WITH FULL COVERAGE OF FOUR WORLD CUPS PUBLISHED BY Mandamp;S 1988 . Format: Paperback. Pages: 160.



Playing Lessons by Jack Nicklaus

2009-07-07

Golf instruction with 500 individual tips. Full colour. 141 pages. Dust cover somewhat stressed book clean and good



Wimbledon Centre Court Of The Game by Max Robertson

2008-09-25

489 pages with about 500 photographs. An assessment and history of Wimbledon by " The voice of tennis on BBC radio." radio



Harvey Penick's Little Green Golf Book by Harvey penick. Bud Shrake

2008-06-10

1994 edition: hardcover in dust jacket: small flaw to front endpaper: ownership inscription: overall very clean and good: immediate availability



Tampering with Cricket by Don Oslear, Jack Bannister

2008-02-27

HarperCollins 1996: first edition: hard cover in dust jacket :224 pages, including index. Synopsis: " Tampering with Cricket" is an account of alleged ball tampering based on evidence from the former TCCB umpire, Don Oslear, in collaboration with Jack Bannister, Cricket Correspondent with the Birmingham Post and TV and Radio commentator ; beginning with the first reported incident of ball tampering at Edgbaston in 1983. The book goes on to reveal evidence of malpractice including documentary testimony involving the suppression of umpire's reports; suspicions over foul play; betting and bribery allegations in Sharjah, and controversies surrounding a former Pakistan Captain. Player's frank admissions of ball tampering, the TCCB's reaction, and additional interviews with former prominent players provide illuminating evidence of practices which may have been followed for a long time. Condition: overall very clean and good.



Wisden Anthology by Green, Benny

2007-10-08

"The" cricketing anthology Comments: 1963-1982 edition in good clean condition . Format: Hardcover. Pages: 850.