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Walking The Corbetts
- Paperback - Cicerone
This guide describes routes up all 109 Corbetts north of the Great Glen. The Corbetts offer challenging ascents and descents on steep slopes.
Denis Law: King And Country
- Hardback - Arena Sport
Denis Law is undoubtedly Scottish football's favourite son. He is joint top record scorer for his country with an impressive strike rate of 30 goals in 52 games and scored in the famous 3-2 win over world champions England at Wembley in 1967. As well as his prolific strike rate, he was also part of the Scotland team that won their way through to the 1974 World Cup Finals in West Germany - the first time the Scots had reached the finals in 16 years. In this portrait of Denis Law, Alex Gordon interviews a vast array of former teammates, including Willie Henderson and Davie Hay, and opponents such as George Best and Bobby Charlton.
Monty: The Autobiography
- Paperback - Orion
The autobiography of Scottish golfing legend Colin Montgomerie. It is the story of both a prodigious talent and complex personality who, at 47, remains determined to add to his already impressive achievements.
Out Of Bounds: Legendary Tales From The 19th Hole
- Paperback - Simon & Schuster
Sam Torrance is British golf's greatest personality. Well known and loved for his insights and anecdotes in his commentary, he divulges tall tales from the great, the good and the not-so-good in the world of golf, from Ryder Cup clinching moments to what really goes on in the clubhouse bar.
Wayne Barker: Born To Fight
- Paperback - Mainstream
Former professional boxer Wayne Barker fought every man who ever challenged him. This brutally honest account of his eventful life recounts how he was left in the care of the travelling community, where he learned to fight, how he was charged with attempting to murder a child killer, and how he fled to America. Eventually deported to Britain, he served two years in prison before returning to the streets to earn a living from bare-knuckle fighting, until cancer claimed his life in 2012.
Rangers FC: The Only Way Is Up
- Paperback - Black & White Publishing
When the Scottish Football League chairmen voted on the future of Rangers Newco in July 2012, most fans didn't really expect that they would be dumped into Division Three. Many thought that hard-headed commercial realities would mean demotion to the First Division at worst. But when the decision was announced, the club had no option but to start a new football journey in the bottom tier of Scottish football. In this book, Lisa Gray captures the humour, the emotion and, of course, the football as the club sets out for an incredible season, visiting pastures new at Peterhead, Annan, and Berwick.
Twice Bitten: The Untold Story Of Holyfield-Tyson II
- Hardback - Mainstream
On 28 July 1997, in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield engaged in what would become the most infamous fight in boxing history. After the third round of a heavyweight championship match, Tyson was disqualified for biting off and spitting out a chunk of Holyfield's ear. But what drives a man to viciously bite another man? Was it a mental breakdown? Was it fear? Was it retaliation? In 'Twice Bitten', renowned sports columnist George Willis details what triggered Tyson's mad act of violence and reveals the answers to the following questions: what happened to the piece of ear that Tyson chewed off and spit out? Why didn't Holyfield reattach it? And was it popping champagne bottles or gunshots that caused a near riot in the MGM corridors and casinos that night?
Va Va Froome: The Remarkable Rise Of Chris Froome
- Paperback - Birlinn
This is a portrait of a wonderful sporting anomaly. An honest, intelligent, thoughtful, bookish 27-year-old with a hidden steely determination. Chris Froome is the African who will fight to capture the crown of the Tour de France from Bradley Wiggins in 2013.
Coast To Coast Cycle Routes: Three Great Sea To Sea Rides
- Paperback - Baytree
This edition covers everything the cyclist needs to know about the routes through the Lake District and over the Pennines.
A Day To Die For: 1996, Everest's Worst Disaster
- Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
This title reveals for the first time the full, startling facts that led to the 1996 tragedy on Everest. As a first-hand witness, Graham Ratcliffe spent the night of 10th May on Everest's South Col, at 26,000 ft, sheltering from the deadly storm that would claim eight lives. This is Grahams incredible story.