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:
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Release date: 30th March, 2019 Publisher: Yellow Jersey Press
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By the late 1930s, Czechoslovakia prepared for German invasion as Hitler’s dreams for the Third Reich appeared increasingly plausible. By October 1937, many Czechs, assuming the worst, turned their attention instead to the Grand Pardubice steeplechase, a highlight of the national sporting calendar. Even this most demanding of races had been dominated Germans and Austrians; the home crowd’s only hope was that 1937’s Teutonic contingent would fail to finish. (read review)
Release date: 20th March, 2019 Publisher: Hardie Grant UK
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Long before the phrase ‘taking one for the team’ was introduced to football fans as a polite form of saying that a player had committed a deliberate foul and was about to be booked for his actions, the less subtle mantra applied by the nation’s most successful sides was ‘thou shall not pass’.
Release date: 29th March, 2019 Publisher: Rizzoli International
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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.
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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.
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
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