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History of sport

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  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Oct 2012
    £20.00

    Since 1875 Hibernian Football Club has been an integral part of sporting life in the City of Edinburgh and Port of Leith; its early history up to 1946 has been brilliantly documented in The Making of Hibernian trilogy by Alan Lugton. John...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Jul 2018
    £14.99

    Over the past decade, an audacious programme called Football Dreams has held trials for millions of 13-year-old boys across Africa looking for football’s next superstars. Led by the Spanish scout who helped launch Lionel Messi’s career at...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 May 2022
    £16.99

    The #blacklivesmatter movement has put prejudice under the microscope and made everyone examine the issue of race from all angles – Dreaming the Impossible is the definitive book of racism in British sports which answers the question as to whether...

  • Paperback | Pub: 08 Jun 2017
    £14.99

    The European Game is an adventure. Over three months Dan Fieldsend travelled the continent discovering the methods for success used at some of the biggest clubs in Europe, from Ajax and Juventus, to Feyenoord, Inter Milan, Bayern Munch, Benfica,...

  • Hardback | Pub: 10 Oct 2019
    £17.99

    Listed as one of the five worst international selections ever, and described in a book about Scottish rugby as ‘a full back slower than your average prop’, Ian Smith cheerfully won eight caps for Scotland in a career that saw him score every...

  • Hardback | Pub: 02 Sep 2021
    £17.99

    One of the Financial Times Top 5 Best Sports Books of the Year 2021 The 1970 World Cup is widely regarded as the greatest ever staged, with more goals per game than any World Cup since. But more than just the proliferation of goals was the quality...

  • Hardback | Pub: 10 Oct 2019
    £9.99

    Andy Bollen has created a fantasy football museum to collect together a treasure trove of Scottish football exhibits that ranges from Jimmy Johnstone’s oar to Aggie the tea lady’s trolley. Learn why Puskas and Socrates should’ve been...

  • Paperback | Pub: 28 Nov 2013
    £25.00

    In Colours Green and White is the second volume in John Campbell’s fascinating post-war history of Hibernian Football Club, which continues to relive the club’s past with a game-by-game and goal-by-goal account of the Easter Road team...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jun 2020
    £14.99

    The 2018/19 Premier League season was a historic one for African players in English football. More than 130 years after Arthur Wharton became the first, Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah shared the Golden Boot with Arsenal’s Gabon striker...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jul 2021
    £12.99

    Shortlisted for The Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2020 Biography of the Year ‘A splendid new biography. How good was young Tom Morris? Stephen Proctor makes his case cogently. Young Tom Morris was one of the greatest of them all’ –...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 May 2020
    £16.99

    Muhammad Ali is one of the most remarkable sports personalities and celebrities of our time. He is a legend who transcended boxing and rose above all sport. A man of mythic proportions, Ali rose to become a prominent feature of our cultural...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 May 2022
    £14.99

    On 24 May 2022 the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest moments in the glittering history of Rangers Football Club will be marked. The triumph in the 1972 European Cup Winners’ Cup final in Barcelona remains the Ibrox side’s one and only...