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:
Release date: 05th September, 2019 Publisher: Michael Joseph
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Following England at any mainstream sport requires great quantities of blind optimism and often unrealistic hope, coupled with a willingness to accept disappointment, especially when matters appear to be going well.
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Whenever a definitive social history of modern English football is written, the author will find the early 1960s a perfect start point. More specifically, he or she will spend time highlighting Everton’s pivotal role in creating a football business model that was eventually adopted by every ambitious club in the land.
Everton were perhaps the first to accommodate a rich, powerful benefactor who used his wealth to reinvigorate an already big club, “taking English football into unchartered territory at the time,” according to Gavin Buckland in Money Can’t Buy Us Love.
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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
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