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: 11th January, 2020 Publisher: University of Texas Press
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Read the prologue to Andrew Smith’s excellent No Way but to Fight, a superbly-well researched account of George Foreman’s eventful life and you’re transported to Tinseltown. Suddenly, your inner movie director shouts ‘action’ and characters with names such as Jerry Perenchio, ‘Tex’ Rickard and ‘Doc’ Cairns come to life in a sweaty gym somewhere along Las Vegas’s ‘Strip’. (read review)
Release date: 19th February, 2020 Publisher: Goal Post
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Born in 1874, Derby County’s record goalscorer Steve Bloomer (291 goals in 473 matches) also made 23 England appearances, scoring 28 times, a phenomenal record which, if replicated today, would value him in stratospheric terms.
Pride Park regulars are familiar with the pre-match anthem which remembers their prolific frontman and following publication of Paul Brown’s engrossing The Ruhleben Football Association , a wider audience will soon become familiar with Bloomer’s remarkable career, in particular the time he spent as a prisoner of war.
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