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Farewell to Upton Park

By Lee Clayton
Authors:
Lee Clayton
A stunning celebration of West Ham's beloved former ground, Farewell to Upton Park captures what it means to be a West Ham fan, and its evocative photographs are sure to chime with every Hammer. Containing over 230 beautiful images of Upton Park, from the characters that made the ground great, to nostalgic scenes at the historic Boleyn Tavern and inside the stadium itself, this book is one to treasure for years to come. Award-winning sports photographer Andy Hooper was given unprecedented access by the Club to bring together this incredible collection of photographs, and together they form a beautiful testament of what it meant to go to a game and be among the fans at this historic stadium.
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Golf Rules Illustrated

This book contains all the Rules of the game as revised 1st January, 2016, together with over 100 illustrations designed to provide easier understanding of those situations that cause difficulties for golfers.This essential reference book gives guidance on every situation a player may come across including bunkers, water hazards, loose impediments, casual water and much more, including the new ruling on Anchored Putting that has been so controversial. It includes descriptions of incidents that demonstrate the Rules in action and Frequently Asked Questions to aid understanding.Written by the R&A - the game's governing body - Golf Rules Illustrated is the perfect book for those new to the game or those who want a definitive golf Rules book in their library.
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Decisions on the Rules of Golf

Whilst many claim to know the Rules of Golf, the fact is that every year golf's governing bodies receive thousands of inquiries about how to apply these Rules to the actual game. Decisions on the Rules of Golf 2016 clarifies any ambiguity that might arise from the Rules and allows you to correctly interpret the complete Rules of Golf, including all new and revised decisions made by the R&A's Rules Committee and the USGA that come into effect in 2016. The level of detail is staggering, covering everything from using bottled water to gauge a slope to what to do when your ball lands on a crawfish mound, and the new ruling on Anchored Putting, which has been so controversial. Whether in competition or everyday play, this book provides you with the necessary guidance to impartially apply the Rules in any situation encountered on the golf course.
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One Putt

By Ken Brown
Authors:
Ken Brown
Climb the ladder to achieve one-putts by choosing the right putter, achieving an immaculate set up, reading the greens, acquiring touch and feel and honing your skills through drills.This book also includes some stunning bespoke photography from Getty's No.1 golf photographer as well as many shots of today's leading Pros shot especially for the book.With Ken's own analysis and stories from a wealth of experience, this heavily illustrated, easy-to-follow book will make honing this golfing skill easy and entertaining.
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How to Coach a Soccer Team

By Tony Carr
Authors:
Tony Carr
Whether you are taking charge of a school team or have run out of ideas for what to do in your next training session, this book provides easy-to-follow drills for every aspect of the game.Whatever your players need to work on, clearly illustrated techniques will improve every part of their game and help you develop a winning team.Topics:- Skills- Warm-up routines- Tactics- Problem solving- Coaching during a game- Latest theories
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Decisions on the Rules of Golf

Whilst many claim to know the Rules of Golf, the fact is that every year golf's governing bodies receive thousands of inquiries about how to apply these Rules to the actual game. Decisions on the Rules of Golf 2014 clarifies any ambiguity that might arise from the Rules and allows you to correctly interpret the complete Rules of Golf, including all new and revised decisions made by the R&A's Rules Committee and the USGA that come into effect in 2014. The level of detail is staggering, covering everything from using bottled water to gauge a slope to what to do when your ball lands on a crawfish mound.Whether in competition or everyday play, this book provides you with the necessary guidance to impartially apply the Rules in any situation encountered on the golf course.
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R&A Golfer's Handbook 2013

By R&A
Authors:
R&A
A must-have for every golfer, the R&A Golfer's Handbook was first published in 1899 and has kept professional and amateurs up to date on World Amateur Rankings, golfers of the year, club listings, reports and topical columns ever since. This brand new edition for 2013 includes full results from the major tournaments, articles from leading golf writers as well as a full overview of all the year's forthcoming golfing events.
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World Atlas of Golf

By Mark Rowlinson
Authors:
Mark Rowlinson
First published in 1976, The World Atlas of Golf has a unique place in golf literature as the first book to take a global view of the sport and the history and architects of course design. Now, re-written for the twenty-first century, this new format is a handy size, with expert guidance of the world's greatest courses. Written by an expert panel comprising of course designers, ex-tour pros, leading journalists and commentators from around the globe, The World Atlas of Golf covers the courses that are seminal in the history of the sport as well as those that simply demonstrate architectural brilliance. Sumptuous computer-generated artworks accompany each course, illustrating features in impressive detail, while 'cut away' illustrations of signature holes highlight their particular challenges and show the course architect's ingenuity.With feature pages that provide a thorough understanding of the golfing scene in every part of the world and maps showing the locations of key clubs, this is the book that will set the benchmark in golf publishing for the next 30 years.
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Arsenal 125 Years in the Making

By Phil Soar, Martin Tyler
Authors:
Phil Soar, Martin Tyler
In 1886 a small group of Scotsmen from the Woolwich Arsenal formed a team -- and thus began the story of the Club that was to be at the vanguard of football innovation and the most successful team in the capital. This book records every detail of the Club's history, from its formative years and rise under Herbert Chapman through to the incredible double of '71 and the drama of '89 right up until the modern era under Arsène Wenger. Read about all the players, matches, goals, trophies and events that have shaped this incredible Club and whose story mirrors that of English football itself. Arsenal 125 is a vital piece of kit for any true Gunner.
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Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Football

By Paul Donnelley
Authors:
Paul Donnelley
Mister Donnelley's compendium of tantalising tales brings you a multitude of intriguing and amusing stories - from the midfielder murdered by a secret police force to a crazed chairman trying to raze to the ground his club's main stand. Marvel at this fascinating exhibition of Firsts, Lasts and Onlys from the illustrious history of this extraordinary game, and encounter remarkable characters, such as: The first footballer to score for both sides in an FA Cup Final. The only Cabinet Minister to play football for his country. The hapless physio knocked out by his own 'magic sponge'.Delve into the pages of this captivating tome and discover the most amazing football miscellany since records began!
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Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Golf

By Paul Donnelley
Authors:
Paul Donnelley
From Rabbit Wars waged on St. Andrew's famous Old Course to the rebellion that interrupted a Royal round, this tome is packed with facts that will tantalised and enthral. Delve into this extraordinary showcase of Firsts, Lasts and Onlys from the world of golf, and discover a myriad of incredible stories, including: The first golfer to win both the US Open and US Amateur Championship in the same year. The last ill-fated player to have been struck by lightening on Tour. The only instance of a tournament being halted by locusts.With 200 witty anecdotes portraying the undisputed and unexpected legends of the sport, you are sure to lose yourself in the most enthralling golf miscellany since records began!
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Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Cricket

By Paul Donnelley
Authors:
Paul Donnelley
200 brilliant and bizarre curiosities highlighting the First, Last and Onlys that have occurred during the illustrious history of this sport - from the determined cricketers fined for playing on the Sabbath to the only virtuoso to score a century and take all ten wickets in a single innings. This absorbing collection of stories is guaranteed to enthral and includes some of the greatest gentleman to have graced the field of play, such as: The first player to bat on all 5 days of a test match. The last incidence of under-armed bowling in an international match. The only father and son to score centuries in the same First Class innings.Delight in a myriad of facts that you never knew about this glorious game.
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