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Saturday Afternoon Fever A Year On The Road For Soccer Saturday
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
You might already know Johnny Phillips. He is a football reporter for Sky Sports’ Soccer Saturday programme. For the 2012/13 season, Johnny decided to do something different. He wanted to look beneath the veneer of household-name superstars and back-page glamour to chronicle a different side to our national sport...
20|13: A Tribute to Sir Alex Ferguson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Sir Alex Ferguson has dominated English football for over 26 years. Now, having decided to call it a day, 20/13 pays tribute to the man's remarkable achievements by recounting each of Manchester United's 20 title triumphs from the Edwardian era to the present day and the 13 titles won by Sir Alex during his United reign.
Kicking for Success
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The #1 Football kicking & punting instructional manual for athletes of all ages. Former Wisconsin All-American kicker & NFL Draft Pick Taylor Mehlhaff shares his experiences & what it takes to be a successful athlete. This information is invaluable for any parents or coaches looking to educate themselves & help their kickers in pursuit of being the varsity starter & earning a full-ride scholarship
Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family & Football - A Baltimore Love Story
Price: $31.99 USD. Words: 210,520. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is the definitive story of the 2012 Baltimore Ravens championship season and Super Bowl XLVII victory in New Orleans as told by local journalist "Nasty" Nestor Aparicio, who is entering his fourth decade chronicling the Baltimore sports scene. Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Steve Bisciotti, John Harbaugh profile, tales that will captivate any Baltimore sports fan. Faith, family and football.
Purple Reign: Diary of a Raven Maniac
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The glory of the Baltimore Ravens 2001 Super Bowl XXXV win in Tampa over the New York Giants is told by local author "Nasty"Nestor Aparicio. Foreward by head coach Brian Billick. This is the definitive tale of Ray Lewis' first title with old Colts memories & locker room stories from a team with Trent Dilfer, Rod Woodson, Shannon Sharpe & more. A must for Ravens fans who love team history.
Fantasy Football for Smart People: What the Experts Don't Want You to Know
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Answering 25 important questions in the world of fantasy football
Teenage Kicks - The Story of Manchester City's 1986 FA Youth Cup Team
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
There wasn't much to cheer about for Manchester City fans during the mid-1980s. With the club's coffers empty following a disastrous series of signings at the start of the decade, City seemed in decline as attendances dwindled and interest waned. The only relief from the gloom came in the form of a talented crop of youngsters that arrived at the club from 1983 onwards.
Chelsea Chronicles volume one
Series: Chelsea Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Gate 17. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
An anthology based on the Mark's writings for CFCnet and the legendary cfcuk fanzine, Chelsea Chronicles volume one captures in heartfelt, humorous, diary format prose a period in Blues history when many fans couldn't quite believe what was going on at Stamford Bridge.
The Red Eye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 156,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,540. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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
Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,600. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Categories: 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.