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    As The Hibs Go Marching On: A Post-War History Of Hibs
    John Campbell - Paperback - Birlinn
    Beginning with the ten year reign of Alex Miller, where the club had to fight off a hostile takeover bid by Mercer, survived to win the Skol Cup, signed players like Andy Goram and Steve Archibald and ventured once again into European competition, John Campbell completes his post-war trilogy on the history of Hibernian FC, this volume sees Campbell cover every season from 1987, through the nineties and into the new millennium, where the club experienced relegation, promotion and two consecutive cup finals.
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    Liston & Ali: The Ugly Bear And The Boy Who Would Be King
    Bob Mee - Paperback - Mainstream
    Three months after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, two prizefighters named Charles 'Sonny' Liston and Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. stepped into a boxing ring in Miami to dispute the heavyweight championship of the world. America was in turmoil. This book follows the contrasting paths these two men took.
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    The Proper Charlie: The Autobiography
    Charlie Miller - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    Charlie Miller was the best young Scottish footballer of his generation. He made his Rangers debut under Walter Smith aged just 17 and became a vital part of the Ibrox club's legendary nine-in-a-row squad. Miller won four league titles, two Scottish Cups and one League Cup with Rangers, as well as being named the Scottish PFA Young Player of the Year in 1995. Yet many believe he was a wasted talent. Here, Miller reveals how he's spent his entire life not knowing who his father is and relives his colourful upbringing in Castlemilk - one of Glasgow's toughest housing estates.
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    100-0: Celtic-Rangers/Rangers-Celtic
    Tim Glynn-Jones - Hardback - Bantam Press
    One of football's ultimate rivalries - in a book of two halves. Is the final score Celtic 100 Rangers 0? Or Rangers 100 Celtic 0?
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    Behind The Rose: Playing Rugby For England
    Steve Jones - Hardback - Arena Sport
    This is a complete history of the England rugby union team - told by the players themselves. Based on a combination of painstaking research into the early years of the England team through exclusive interviews with a vast array of Test match stars from before the Second World War to the present day, world-renowned rugby writers Stephen Jones and Nick Cain delve to the very heart of the English international rugby union experience.
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    Depart D'Ecosse
    Douglas Anderson - Hardback - Argyll
    Since its inception, the traditional Monte Carlo Rally format has changed little: crews set off from iconic European venues in the middle of winter to drive almost non-stop to the tiny principality. After arriving in France, the crews then continue over the snow and ice-bound roads of the Alps, then down into the warmth and sunshine of Monte Carlo. As if this test was not enough, most of it is against the clock. 'DeĢpart d'Ecosse' captures in words and images the excitement, drama and colour of this world famous event from its Scottish grand depart to the conclusion in Monte Carlo itself.
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    Never Mind The Jambos: The Ultimate Hearts FC Quiz Book
    John McBurnie - Paperback - The History Press
    This is the ultimate quiz book on Heart of Midlothian FC. Informative and fun, it is the perfect companion for those long car and train journeys, and for socialising before the match. An ideal gift for Hearts fans of all ages, this is your chance to interact with the long and eventful history of the club, from its formation to today's cult heroes. Glory days, on and off the field dramas, club legends - they're all in here. From cryptic to convivial, get your maroon and white thinking caps on - it's quiz time.
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    Showdown: The Inside Story Of The Gleneagles Ryder Cup
    Iain Carter - Hardback - Elliott and Thompson
    Iain Carter tells the inside story of an enthralling contest: from the build-up, including the appointment of both captains and the assembly of their teams, through to the dramas of the week at Gleneagles.
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    Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography
    Alex Ferguson - Paperback - Hodder
    Sir Alex announced his retirement as manager of Manchester United after 27 years in the role. He has gone out in a blaze of glory, with United winning the Premier League for the 13th time, and he is widely considered to be the greatest manager in the history of British football. Over the last quarter of a century there have been seismic changes at Manchester United. The only constant element has been the quality of the manager's league-winning squad and United's run of success, which included winning the Champions League for a second time in 2008. This book tells his story.
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    The Sunlit Summit
    Robin Lloyd-Jones - Paperback - Sandstone Press
    William Hutchison Murray was one of Scotland's most distinguished climbers in the years before and after the Second World War. As a prisoner of war in Italy he wrote his first classic book, 'Mountaineering in Scotland', on rough toilet paper which was confiscated and destroyed by the Gestapo. The rewritten version was published in 1947 and followed by the, now, equally famous, 'Undiscovered Scotland'. This book profiles the life of this most noteworthy individual.

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