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.
From the unashamedly nostalgic Got, Not Got and the thought-provoking If Only: An Alternative History of the Beautiful Game, to Andrew MurtaghÕs superbly-written Gentleman and a Player, Pitch Publishing are always likely to come up with something different. Take a look at their current range:
The very latest review of our most popular sports book
appears here. Read and save
money! This month:
List Price:£18.99 Our Price: £12.05 You Save: £6.94 (36%)
As we mentioned back in March 2020, the unprecedented suspension of daily life extended to the publishing industry, which meant there were very few decent sports books available to preview.
Instead, for the past three months, we’ve treated readers of various newspapers to a trio of classic sports book reviews every week. Each review can be read in full here: http://www.sportsbookofthemonth.com/?page=oftheyear.
Elsewhere on the site, you’ll discover more than 850 reviews from which to choose (the UK’s largest sports book review archive), so there really is something for everyone.
Now (mid-June 2020), as it appears that lockdown may be coming to an end (stop that cheering at the back), we’re bringing an element of normality back to the site.
We reviewed the Niki Lauder book above in March, so we’ll start again from here as soon as publishers start sending us books to review again.
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We first reviewed The Boss back in January 2020, but as Liverpool appear on the cusp of their first league title in 30 years – incredible for Britain’s most successful football club – we thought it appropriate to have Jurgen’s men feature somewhere on our home page… (read review)
Release date: 18th March, 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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This was the last sporting tome we reviewed prior to lockdown. Although you can no longer win it in our competition, it’s a recommended read. (read review)
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Sports book of the Year
You’ve probably heard about the title that won
this award, but how about the other five nominees? They’re
all a good read and they’re all here.
Every single book is available at less than the publisher’s
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.
The top 10
This list is regularly updated, designed to save you
time and money visiting the High Street to try and find
which sports books are currently in the top 10. A mug’s
game – read about them here
and save up to 50% on the cover price!
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