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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.

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One Goal A Coach, A Team and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together By Amy Bass

Release date: 09th March, 2018
Publisher: Hachette Books

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We’ve grown so used to images of refugees on the evening news that we’re increasingly immune to their plight. Yet refugees who, having escaped the wretchedness of their homes are often viewed with suspicion or barely-concealed dislike, usually because of their colour, religion, or even manner of dress. One Goal is a book about hope: be it sporting, religious, cultural or political. Read it, because it might make you look at those television images of refugees a little differently. (read review)

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Stuck In A Moment The Ballad of Paul Vaessen By Stewart Taylor

Release date: 26th April, 2018
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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Paul Vaessen, an “amiable, curly-haired 18-year-old,” grabbed a late winner against Juventus, a goal that triggered an explosion of joy among Arsenal fans. Yet within three years, a terrible injury forced premature retirement and so began a downward spiral towards manic depression, schizophrenia and, as he faced the probable amputation of his leg, an early, lonely death in a Bristol flat at the age of just 39. (read review)



Competition

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Maradona Once Upon A Time In Naples (2018 Edition) By John Ludden

Release date: 04th May, 2018
Publisher: CreateSpace

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To win a copy of Once Upon A Time In Naples, answer the following question: In what year was Maradona sent home from the World Cup after failing a drug test? Email your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 15th May 2018 (read review)

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Sports book of the Year

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All time greats

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