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Andy Woodward was a wide-eyed, hopeful footballer playing for Stockport Boys, when Barry Bennell first noticed him... Andy was 11 years old, and Bennell a youth coach with a big reputation for spotting and nurturing young footballing talent. The clubs Bennell worked for and the parents of the boys he coached, trusted and believed in him, inviting him into their lives and their homes. But behind the charismatic mask was a profoundly evil man willing to go to any lengths to satisfy his own dark appetites. A compelling and relevant story of the dark secret at the heart of football and another chapter in the ongoing expose of institutionalised corruption. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781473699694 • Author: Andy Woodward • Publisher: Coronet • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 13.34 x 1.91 cm

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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing is the world's most comprehensive illustrated work of boxing reference... Featuring biographies of every historic champion across each weight class, from all-time greats such as Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis and Mike Tyson, to modern legends including Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and Floyd Mayweather, it's an indispensable compendium of boxing facts, statistics, history and culture. Covering all aspects of the sport, from its beginnings in the days of illegal challenge matches to the multi-million-dollar televised extravaganza it is today! This encyclopedia includes details of the careers of the world's greatest boxers, descriptions of many of the most iconic fights, and considers the prominent figures behind the scenes such as promoters, trainers and managers. Product Information: ISBN: 9781787395961 Author: Harry Mullan Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Format: Hardback Pages: 256 Dimensions: 28.5 x 23.5 x 1.9cm

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Formula One 2021, the world's bestselling Grand Prix handbook, is the essential resource for the season ahead! Formula 1 fans will be kept fully up to speed with detailed examinations of all the teams racing in 2021 (from Mercedes and Red Bull to Ferrari and Aston Martin), every driver in competition (including Charles Leclerc, Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton), and all the tracks featured on the packed Grand Prix calendar. It also reviews the 2020 season with race-by-race reports and statistics, highlights changes to the rules and regulations for 2021, and discusses major talking points in F1. As well as the drivers' and constructors' world championship tables from 2020, there is a fill-in guide for 2021, so each book can become a personalised record of the Formula One season. Complementing Bruce Jones's insightful text are dozens of colour photographs, detailed circuit maps and a statistics section containing the major records from more than 70 years of the world's most thrilling and glamorous motor sport. Product Information: ISBN: 9781787395725 Author: Bruce Jones Publisher: Welbeck Publishing  Format: Paperback Pages: 128 Dimensions: 18.9 x 24.6 x 1cm

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There has never been a season like 2019/20. And there has never been a manager like Jürgen Klopp. On and off the pitch the campaign was extraordinary and at the heart of everything, one man had a goal to create history for Liverpool Football Club and take the club's fans somewhere they hadn't been for decades. Jürgen Klopp: Notes on a Season is an official club book that provides a fascinating look back at this unique campaign in the words of the manager who was the driving force, making it all possible. The Liverpool boss is a one-off and his programme notes for every home game gave fans a window into his thoughts as he became the first manager since Kenny Dalglish in 1990 to turn Liverpool into champions of England. Jürgen Klopp: Notes on a Season is a glorious reminder of a unique season and how the German genius plotted the course. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781911613770 • Author: Jurgen Klopp • Publisher: Reach Sport • Format: Hardcover • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 20.4 x 13.7 x 2.2 cm

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This official book charts the evolution of the Manchester United's matchday publication from a simple team sheet to today's glossy magazine... A vital part of the Old Trafford matchday experience! With stunning front covers, fascinating long-reads, columns from Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson and more. Product Information: ISBN: 9781911613831 Author: Manchester United  Publisher: Reach Sport Format: Hardback Pages: 320 Dimensions: 19.6 x 25.3 x 2.7cm

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Wim Hof is widely celebrated for his astounding achievements, breaking world records withstanding extreme temperatures and running barefoot marathons over deserts and ice fields. Most of all, he's shown us that these feats are not superhuman - but that all of us have the ability to be stronger, healthier and happier than we've ever imagined. In The Wim Hof Method, this trailblazer of human potential shares his simple three-pillar approach that anyone can use to improve health and performance - and see real results within just a few days. Refined over forty years and championed by scientists across the globe, you'll learn how to harness three key elements of Cold, Breathing and Mindset to master mind over matter and achieve the impossible. Product Information: ISBN: 9781846046292 Author: Wim Hof Publisher: Rider Format: Hardback Pages: 224 Dimensions: 22.5 x 14 x 2.5cm

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Climb the ladder to achieve one-putts by choosing the right putter, achieving an immaculate set up, reading the greens, acquiring touch and feel and honing your skills through drills with One Putt. This book also includes some stunning bespoke photography from Getty's No.1 golf photographer as well as many shots of today's leading Pros shot especially for the book. With TV's best-loved golf analyst, Ken Brown's own analysis and stories from a wealth of experience, this heavily illustrated, easy-to-follow book will make honing this golfing skill easy and entertaining. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780600636441 • Author: Ken Brown • Publisher: Hamlyn • Format: Hardback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 25 x 19.6 x 1.8 cm

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The daring exploits of motorcycle race legends Valentino Rossi, Barry Sheene, Casey Stoner and John Surtees are all gloriously celebrated in Moto GP: The Illustrated History. Packed with more than 150 stunning photographs, this authoritative and long-overdue illustrated history celebrates high performance motorbike racing since the start of the world championship in 1949. Each racing decade is dissected and discussed, as are the big incidents, top personalities and technological innovations. To complete the book, motorcycle racing's greatest names - including John Surtees, Giacomo Agostini, Kenny Roberts, Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner and Marc Marquez - provide exclusive personal insights and accounts of what it is like to race at speeds of 180mph.  MotoGP: The Illustrated History is a unique book which brilliantly conveys the exhilarating spirit of this popular sport. Product Information: ISBN: 9781787395091 Author: Michael Scott Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Format: Hardback Pages: 264 Dimensions: 28.5 x 23.5 x 1.9cm

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What would you consider the greatest games ever played? Was it Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona 2019... Man United 2-1 Bayern Munich 1999 or AC Milan 3 - 3 Liverpool 2005? From Jurgen Klopp to Gary Neville, Xavi to David Beckham, Jamie Carragher speaks with teammates, rivals, managers and legends of the sport to identify and analyse football's greatest encounters! Join Carra and his contributors as they take you into the dressing rooms and out onto the pitches of the world's most celebrated stadiums. Relive some of the defining moments of their playing careers as well as many more from the greatest football matches ever played - from title deciders and cup finals to against-all-odds comebacks, tactical masterclasses and old school classics. Including an impressive compilation of hilarious stories, exclusive anecdotes and refreshing appraisals, Jamie Carragher takes you into the heart of these matches, revealing new insights into the teams, players and coaches that have shaped football! Product Information: ISBN: 9781787634084 Author: Jamie Carragher Publisher: Bantam Press Format: Hardback Pages: 368 Dimensions: 24.1 x 16.3 x 3.8cm

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From weighing twenty-eight stone and fighting a deep depression, to his amazing return to heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson shares his inspiring advice on diet, exercise regime, and his incredible journey back to a healthier body and mind. Frank, accessible and inspiring, The Furious Method is a feel-good and motivating tonic, full of inspirational advice for readers on how we can all improve our physical and mental health. And how we can all create a champion mind-set. Whatever your starting point or past set-backs, Tyson will show you how you can make your own comeback and start living your life to the fullest - fighting fit, mentally restored, and stronger than ever. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529125917 • Author: Tyson Fury • Publisher: Century • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 24.2 x 16 x 2.7 cm

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The phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller by Kevin Keegan, one of the greatest players in English football history, famed for his style on the pitch, his relentless ambition and passion for the game. In My Life in Football Keegan tells the story of his remarkable rise through the sport, from the Peglers Brass Works reserve team in Doncaster to winning a Bundesliga title with Hamburg and captaining England.  Fifty years since making his professional debut, Keegan tells the full story of the exhilarating highs and excruciating lows. From that epic battle with Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United in the 1995-6 season, as well as the pain of managing England and, finally, the shattering truth about his unhappy return to Newcastle in the controversial Mike Ashley era. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781509877232 • Author: Kevin Keegan • Publisher: Macmillan  • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352   • Dimensions: 19.05 x 13.34 x 2.54 cm

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Packed with fantastic puzzles to tackle, this football puzzle book is guaranteed to keep fans entertained long after the final whistle has blown. Football-crazy kids will love to get their heads in the game with these themed quizzes, mazes, wordsearches, crosswords, guess the goals, stats attacks, spot the difference puzzles and many more. Packed full of engaging puzzles to entertain for hours, this book is suitable for supporters of any team to test their knowledge. Product Information:• ISBN: 9781780556369• Author: Clive Gifford• Publisher: Buster Books• Format: Paperback• Pages: 128• Dimensions: 13.5 x 1 x 21.6 cm

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Become a pro off the field with this Flick Football gift set. With two pairs of boots, two footballs, two goal posts and a pitch, you have everything you need to start playing this novelty version of the beautiful game. Also included is a brilliant 48-page book which details how to play, as well as tips and tricks, gameplay variations and entertaining football trivia. Play against a friend or set up a league in your office. Why let your feet have all the fun when you can play using your fingers? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789059526 • Publisher: Igloo Books Ltd • Format: Paperback • Pages: 48 • Dimensions: 16 x 18.5 cm

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Following his passing in 2019, tributes to Bob came flooding in in every major news outlet and from every major figure in the industry - and outside of it.  This autobiography includes never-before-seen writing from Bob alongside contributions from key figures as well as a detailed account of the great England victory over Australia at Headingly in 1981. Edited by Bob's brother David, this book combines a new biography, written by Daily Mail sportswriter Mike Dickson, with a celebration of a truly legendary man.  Tributes from some of his many friends in the world of cricket and beyond are accompanied by reflections on highlights from an eventful life, drawing on autobiographical and personal material by Bob himself, contemporary press reports and the accounts of teammates and opponents. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781529341348 • Author: Bob Willis, Mike Dickson • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton • Format: Hardback • Pages: 304 • Dimensions: 23.8 x 16.2 x 3.2 cm

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There were those who doubted Jordan Henderson in the past... Now he is a Liverpool captain with a trademark trophy lift, such is his remarkable transformation into one of English football's most influential players.  In reality, Henderson has always been a talented footballer whose effort and commitment were second to none but becoming captain of Liverpool Football Club, combined with the faith put in him by his inspirational manager Jürgen Klopp, has seen the midfielder reach another level. He has led his Liverpool troops to success in the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, and now the holy grail, the Premier League, following in the footsteps of legends like Emlyn Hughes, Graeme Souness and Alan Hansen in captaining the Reds to become English champions. Jordan Henderson: Notes on a Season is an official club book that provides a fascinating look back at the unique 2019/20 campaign in the words of the skipper who led he way. Thoughtfully penned by Henderson himself, his programme notes give a unique insight into the outlook of the players as they plotted a recordbreaking season and clinched Liverpool's first title since 1990. Henderson's messages give a snapshot of the mindset instilled in his mentality monsters' by Klopp that helped them set such a relentless pace at the top of the table. Put simply, nobody else could get near them.  Product Information: ISBN: 9781911613787 Author: Jordan Henderson  Publisher: Reach Sport Format: Hardback Pages: 224 Dimensions: 13.5 x 20.5 x 2.3cm

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A first-team squad brimming with new heroes and world-class players in every position on the pitch. A mythical stadium and a passionate fan base the envy of the world. And the bar of footballing brilliance raised ever higher all in a dramatic top-flight season that will go down as the most unique in history since World War Two. This is Liverpool FC in 2020. The country's most successful club, back on top of English football with a record-breaking triumph to crown a glittering era for Jürgen Klopp's mighty Reds. This official commemorative book tells the sensational story of a side which just kept winning, and winning, and winning. UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup. This beautifully illustrated story of a historic season is packed with breath taking images, exclusive interviews and revealing insight from Klopp and his Kop stars. Written by the editorial team behind the LFC match day programme and monthly magazine and produced by the club's official publishing partners, Reach Sport, this is the ultimate souvenir for any Liverpool fan, telling the remarkable story as it unfolded day by day. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781911613756 • Author: Liverpool Football Club • Publisher: Reach Sport • Format: Hardcover • Pages: 320 • Dimensions: 25.3 x 20.2 x 3.1 cm

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Clive Allen is one of the finest goal scorers of his generation but arguably, his biggest battle has been to prove himself the best in his own family. His remarkable 49-goal haul for Tottenham in the 1986-87 season still stands as a club-record which earned him the rare dual honour of Professional Footballers Association Player of the Year and Football Writers Association Player of the Year in addition to the First Division Golden Boot. That stunning achievement is the apotheosis of a career which began at Queens Park Rangers before becoming English footballs first million-pound teenager when signing for Arsenal in 1980. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781909245969 • Author: Clive Allen, James Olley • Publisher: deCoubertin Books • Format: Hardback • Pages: 300 • Dimensions: 24.4 x 16.2 x 2.5 cm

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Inspired by the stories Danny and I have shared with each other about what life in football is really like: in the dressing room, in the commentary box, on the pitch and – with the appropriate pixellation – in the showers afterwards! What’s it really like to play with Messi? I wouldn’t know, but I have starred alongside him in an advert for Walkers crisps. And, well, his performance was world-class. And what is a life in football really like? You won’t learn much from the dull-as-dishwater post-match interviews – it’s a world of secrets, superstitions, laughs and personalities, and let me tell you, half of it you won’t believe. I’ve looked back at my playing days, from England to Leicester, Everton to Barcelona, Tottenham to, er, Nagoya Grampus Eight, and shared the chaotic behind-the-scenes secrets of Match of the Day – and Danny has chipped in with stories from a lifetime following the game as a fan. From Italia ’90 to Leicester’s Premier League fairytale, from yellow cards to World Cup trophies (I’ve never been awarded either), you’ll find it all here – everything you always wanted to know about football, but didn’t realise that you did. Product Information: ISBN: 9781529124361 Author: Gary Lineker & Danny Baker Publisher: Century Format: Hardback Pages: 368 Dimensions: 15.6 x 24 x 3cm

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It is every school boy's dream to become a highly paid and successful Premier League star... Discover the real story behind every footballers rise to the top from the beginning of the journey! Written by a journalist and a top football agent, unveiling how managers, parents and players get cut into football's multi billion pound industry. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781785210280 • Author: Haynes • Publisher: Haynes • Format: Hardback • Pages: 163 • Dimensions: 23 x 18 x 1cm

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'As a player and pundit I've seen and experienced plenty of the good, the bad and the ugly. And let's get face facts - there is still plenty of the bad and ugly. Our game can be so much better, and in this book I'll tell you just how.' Join Chris as sets his sights on 25 aspects of the modern game that need fixing told and discover which managers Sutton slams for giving bland post-match interviews, which clubs are fleecing their fans and why he believes Messi and Ronaldo aren't as good as Best and Maradona.   In his trademark tell-it-like-it-is style, delve into Chris' views on ridiculous rules and feckless agents to dreaded VAR and abusive fans - no subject is out of bounds! Now observing from the commentator's perch, his perspective is shot through with experience, passion and occasionally a little anger. Sutton is a man on a mission and he is determined to get under the skin of the game he loves and to call out exactly what's going wrong.  Product Information: ISBN: 9781913183257 Author: Chris Sutton Publisher: Monoray Format: Paperback Pages: 304 Dimensions: 23.2 x 15.2 x 2.6cm

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