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Apart form its current publications, John Blake Publishing has a sizeable back list of acclaimed sporting titles. These include biographies of stars such as Roger Federer, WG Grace, Fernando Torres and Frankie Dettori. For more information, visit www.blake.co.uk



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Shadow Box An Amateur in the Ring By George Plimpton

Release date: 04th August, 2016
Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press

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Boxing is responsible for an even greater form of engagement with sports enthusiasts primarily because the calibre of the authors who write about this toughest of sporting disciplines tends to be of the highest level. Classics such as George Plimpton’s Shadow Box, published originally in the USA and now available in paperback here for the first time warrant inclusion on any sports fans’ bookcase. (read review)

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Football Book Reviews

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1966: My World Cup Story By Sir Bobby Charlton

Release date: 13th June, 2016
Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press

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A brilliantly-written tribute to leadership - that of Sir Alf Ramsey - and the often ruthless manner with which he applied his vision to English football. Oh for some of Sir Alf's (and Sir Bobby's) magic... (read review)



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Angels With Dirty Faces The Footballing History of Argentina By Jonathan Wilson

Release date: 14th August, 2016
Publisher: Orion

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We have a copy of ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES to give away. To win this prize, simply answer the following question: Argentina won the World Cup in 1978. In what year did they win their second World Cup? Send your answer to comps@sportsbookofthemonth.com no later than 23rd August 2016 (read review)

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Sports book of the Year

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All time greats

It may seem as though sports books are a new phenomenon or limited solely to autobiographies, but this is not the case. There have been a number of classic sports titles over the years, a selection of which we have chosen here.



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