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Lost in France By Spencer Vignes

Release date: 01st August, 2016
Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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When picking sides at school, the boys chosen to keep goal were almost always amongst the last to be selected. They remained against the wall usually because their peers considered them less competent footballers, though this wasnít always the case. (read review)

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Home And Away Round Britain in search of non-league football nirvana By Dave Roberts

Release date: 27th August, 2016
Publisher: Bantam

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Meander away from the flimsy veneer of top-flight glamour and you discover less cynicism, greater enthusiasm amongst supporters who appreciate their club is unlikely to drop £50 million on a new striker and, joy of joys, indigenous footballers who have a chance of getting a game. It is into this world that Dave Roberts, author of the wonderful 32 Programmes and long-term Bromley fan, takes the reader in his latest book. (read review)



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Stroke of Genius Victor Trumper and the shot that changed the world By Gideon Haigh

Release date: 22nd September, 2016
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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We have a copy of STROKE OF GENIUS to give away. To win this prize, simply answer the following question: Which country won the most recent Ashes series? Send your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 5th October 2016 (read review)

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