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  • Cover scan of Dragons And All Blacks

    Dragons And All Blacks: Wales V. New Zealand - 1953 And A Century Of Rivalry
    Huw Richards - Hardback - Mainstream
    This text tells the story of what happened when Wales played New Zealand in 1953. It is written from the memories of the men who played that day, including Bob Scott and Bleddyn Williams, and features contemporary accounts by those for whom the match was the highlight of a career.
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    The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle
    Robert Anasi - Paperback - Mainstream
    The Golden Gloves Tournament is an American institution which is centre stage in the amateur boxing world. In Robert Anasi's preparation for the tournament he finds Milton, a wily trainer, joins his Supreme Team, and prepares for the match. Here, Anasi tells his story.
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    The Goodison Park Encyclopedia: An A-Z Of Everton FC
    Dean Hayes - Paperback - Mainstream
    Among the founding members of the Football League, Everton are one of the biggest clubs in English football. With this book, Dean Hayes presents an A-Z of information about the club, with statistics, player profiles, and accounts of major successes.
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    Camanachd!: The Story Of Shinty
    Roger Hutchinson - Paperback - Birlinn
    Introduced to the north-west of Scotland some 1500 years ago, the game of shinty has been part of Highland life ever since. This book traces the origins and history of the sport, right up to the 'modern' era of sponsorship, national press attention and TV coverage.
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    Bobby Collins: The Wee Barra
    David Saffer - Hardback - Tempus
    Although small in statute, Bobby Collins was world-renowned for his fighting spirit and will to win for his team. An inside forward and midfielder of awesome skill and longevity, he played for Scotland for over 15 years, scoring a goal in the 1958 World Cup finals. This is a look at his life and career.
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    Days Like These: The Education Of A Racing Lover
    Jamie Reid - Paperback - Mainstream
    This is a personal, autobiographical account of one man's passionate love affair with horse racing and betting. It chronicles the origins and consequences of his obsession with the sport and his addiction to gambling on it, through good times and bad.
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    Flying Scotsman: Graeme Obree
    Graeme Obree - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is the story of a cyclist who took on the world and rewrote the record books. Graeme's story starts with his tough upbringing in Ayrshire, where he found his escape by taking to the roads. He tells the story of how he became a world record breaker, and of his battle with depression.
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    Maine Man: The Tony Book Story
    Tony Book; David Clayton - Hardback - Mainstream
    Tony Book's football career is something of a modern-day fairytale. This is the definitive account of the life and career of the legendary Manchester City right-back.
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    Manchester United In Europe: Tragedy, Destiny, History
    Ken Ferris - Paperback - Mainstream
    'Manchester United in Europe' recounts the course of three European Cup campaigns. Using first-hand accounts of the dramatic events, the book describes the sadness and the joy that have run through United's pursuit of European glory.
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    No Baloney
    Frank Maloney - Paperback - Mainstream
    Frank Maloney lifts the lid on the world of boxing and its household names, giving an account of his time with Lennox Lewis, revealing stories and offering inside opinions. He also gives an insight into the way money, sex, drugs, politics, bribery and corruption have played their part in the sport.

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