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The Red Eye
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
For any normal individual, a round the world trip of a lifetime would mean abandoning all thoughts of everyday life and embracing a jetset lifestyle. Not so David Blatt. While his long-suffering wife Hélène embarked upon a 90,000 mile global odyssey with thoughts of tickingoff as many of the world's wonders as possible, David felt the magnetic pull of the other love of his life, Manchester United.
A Deeper Shade of Red
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Manchester United fan Mark was born to Liverpool-supporting parents and went to school a stone's throw from the Merseyside boundary. A Deeper Shade of Red is the of two clubs that grew up close together with very different values: differences that remain as pronounced now as ever. It's set within a footballing battleground, and Mark Nevin was right among the enemy bullets.
Point Guards, Playoffs and The Future of Football
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
A collection of eight sports essays that delve into some of the most important topics of sports right now. From football to baseball to basketball and more, there is something for every sports fan. Thoughtful, in-depth and even at times funny, Point Guards, Playoffs and The Future of Football is for any fan of sports today.
From Hull to Hell and Back
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Rugby league prop forward Lee Crooks was an archetypal blood and guts firebrand front-rower. His autobiography, From Hull to Hell and Back, is by turns confessional and controversial, moving and occasionally hilarious. This is the colourful story of a modern-day rugby league maverick. Think you know Lee Crooks? Think again!
In Search of the Double - AFC Sunderland 1912-13
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Although Charlie Buchan might still be a revered figure on Wearside, his team mates aren't and yet the 1912/13 season, which is the subject of this book, produced arguably the fi nest Sunderland team ever to grace the famous red and white striped shirts.
The Room: A Memoir of Youth, Football and a Win-or-Die Coach
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A high school football player’s memoir of rebellion against a “winning” coach who encouraged brutality and bullying and ignored concussions and other serious injuries to his players. An engaging, candid, often grim, often wry account of growing up in Pittsburgh’s African-American community in the 1950’s and early 60’s. This book should be read by young athletes, their coaches and their mentors.
From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat
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Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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In the first 3 parts of his autobiography, veteran West Bromwich Albion supporter Terry Wills remembers the peaks and troughs of supporting the club between 1940 and 1976. His experiences include the dangers of watching football during National Service, the downside of a 16 hour queue for tickets and the joy of four Wembley trips.
Of Bread and Circuses: The Story of Bountygate and the 2012 New Orleans Saints
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Of Bread and Circuses (OBAC) chronicles the New Orleans Saints' 2012 calendar year, and examines the events of Bountygate. OBAC revisits the Saints' 2012 calendar year; traces the roots of Bountygate; analyzes the saga's distortions and misconceptions; offers a wider context for the events; and theorizes on the scandal's legacy.
Kicking Essentials: The Ultimate Guide for Players and Coaches
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Kicking Essentials is a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to developing kicking technique and in-game performance. Designed by Kicking Coach and Sports Performance Specialist Gareth Ashton for Rugby Players and Coaches, it covers the success factors and key points for the most common types of kick, technique and game-based drills, and more. Discover the secrets of the game’s top performers.
Making Money with Fantasy Sports
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This book is for those who are interested in making money from playing fantasy sports or those who need a little motivation to do so. This book is to the point on telling you how and where you can go to make money playing the games you love to play. The author provides avenues to contact him for fantasy help and guidance as well. Who wouldn't want to make money doing something this fun?!
The Mafia, Football Gambling and Len Dawson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Former NFL Quarterback Len Dawson is a controversial sports figure. A member of the National Football League Hall of Fame, he led the Kansas City Chiefs to victory in Super Bowl IV, in 1970. However, there are legitimate doubts about his complicity in "fixing" games between 1966-1970. He associated with gamblers. A Detroit grand jury named Dawson as part of a nationwide gambling scandal in 1970
The Insiders Guide to Manchester
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
THE INSIDER'S GUIDE TO MANCHESTER UNITED provides an in-depth look at both the significant and fleeting careers that have graced Manchester United. Alongside Ivan Ponting's comprehensive statistical analysis for each player, the entries will appear in debut order, offering an alternative chronology of the club while Doherty's comments will offer a former professional view of the players involved.
Back From The Brink
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 169,460. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The twenty-odd years that separated the First World War from the Second World War have often been referred to as the long weekend. This book follows the fortunes of Manchester United from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.
From Goal line to Touch-Line
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Jack Crompton is one of only two surviving members of Manchester United's illustrious 1948 FA Cup winning side and the first to pen his autobiography. Jack served the club as goalkeeper, trainer and caretaker manager for almost 40 years between the 1940s and the 1980s.
Section 6: a memoir of family, football and fandom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A memoir of family, football and fandom celebrating the sixty year romance between the Garsons and the Cleveland Browns.
The Complete George Best
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,040. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
George Best is widely regarded as the finest footballer ever produced by the British Isles. His death in November 2006 prompted lengthy analysis of his career and his standing in the game, a debate 'The Complete George Best' will help settle.
The Complete Eric Cantona
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,430. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Eric Cantona's career at Old Trafford lasted only 5 years but its lasting impact is still being felt today. During that comparatively small span, Cantona's dedication and self-confidence enabled a club to emerge from over a quarter of a century of failure and self-doubt. Cantona's career before he arrived in England had been nomadic at best, self-destructive at worst.
Old Trafford: 100 Years of the Theatre of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,710. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In the past 100 years Old Trafford has hosted World Cup and European Championship matches, FA Cup Finals and a Champions League Final and has witnessed countless United wins, draws and defeats. Yet it endures, above all, as a monument to the vision of the club's founder and first patron John Henry Davies.
The Story of the Green & Gold: Newton Heath 1878 to 1902
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Green and Gold campaign recently launched by Manchester United fans against the club's owners, the Glazer family, took its inspiration from the colors of the original Newton Heath club from which United emerged in 1902. This book attempts to explain the characters and history of that club.
Sully: Grafting for England
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,440. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The early 1980s was a golden age for football hooliganism and shoplifting in Europe. With security forces on the continent yet to fully realise the extent of the English Disease and security relaxed in even the most expensive shops, Europe was ripe for pillage and Sully was one of many to take full advantage - funding his trips following the national team with ill-gotten gains.