Farewell to Upton Park
By 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.
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.
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.
By 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.
Infographic Guide to Sports
By Daniel Tatarsky
Over 80 stunning, ingenious and absorbing sport infographics! Infographic Guide to Sport presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every type of sport, from badminton to karate, cricket to ice hockey, football to zorbing. Fascinating stats and all the facts on your favourite sporting legends, it features infamous tales from behind the scenes of the sporting world.More than just a book of words, with graphs, Venn diagrams and charts, this book provides a unique overview of the all your favourite sports, boasting over 100 original artworks and illustrations and at-a-glance facts to amaze and astound readers.Discover:The world's most dangerous sportsThat shuttlecocks are faster than FerrarisNiche European sports from oina to pesäpalloThe toughest marathonsWhy cheerleading is more dangerous than boxing
How to Coach a Soccer Team
By 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
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.
Le Tour 100
By Peter Cossins
Le Tour 100 is a unique and stunning visual reference to the world's greatest race. With 100 computer-generated artworks detailing the routes of the greatest stages, it relates the most dramatic moments with an exhaustively researched array of facts, figures and stories to give the reader the ultimate Tour de France book. Published to celebrate the 100th race, the 100 seminal moments of the Tour have been chosen by the panel of authors and each has been given its double-page spread showing the route, the story of the stages, the topography, pictures from the race, statistics and features. A complete gazetteer section details every route the tour took and the winners of all the jerseys, while a front section profiles the key characters that were instrumental in the Tour's story. With a combination of stunning visuals, detailed facts and gripping stories, Le Tour 100 is a celebration of the Tour De France and 110 years of racing. No other book tells the history in such a unique and beautiful way.
R&A Golfer's Handbook 2013
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.
How To Improve At Football
By Jim Drewett
How to Improve at Football is a fantastic addition to this best-selling series of guides for sports enthusiasts and is specially designed to show you how to master your game and get maximum enjoyment from this sport. Study clear introductions to the rules and regulations of the sport, follow step-by-step photography to help you master difficult skills such as nutmegs and overhead kicks, and discover the right way to get fit and stay fit. How to Improve at Football does not promise instant success. It simply gives you the know-how to get on top of every aspect of your game. The How to Improve at... series is specially designed to show you how to master sports and get maximum enjoyment from them. Using a combination of easy to follow text, step-by-step photography and diagrams, difficult skills are made easy and taking part in sport becomes even more fun.
How To Improve At Gymnastics
By Heather Brown
This series of books places the emphasis firmly on getting out and practising the skills shown in this book. They contain diagrams and step-by-step photography to make difficult skills easy.
World Atlas of Golf
By 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.
How To Improve At Rugby
By Ben Hubbard
How to Improve at Rugby is a fantastic addition to this best-selling series of guides for sports enthusiasts and is specially designed to show you how to master your game and get maximum enjoyment from this sport. Study clear introductions to the rules and regulations of the sport, follow step-by-step photography to help you master difficult skills such as scrums and drop goals, and discover the right way to get fit and stay fit. How to Improve at Rugby does not promise instant success. It simply gives you the know-how to get on top of every aspect of your game. The How to Improve at... series is specially designed to show you how to master sports and get maximum enjoyment from them. Using a combination of easy to follow text, step-by-step photography and diagrams, difficult skills are made easy and taking part in sport becomes even more fun.
Arsenal 125 Years in the Making
By 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.
Golf Cures and Fixes
By Steve Newell
For most people golf is a succession of shots followed by an anguished inquest as to why the ball did not fly straight and true towards the pin. Golf Cures and Fixes is the pocket first-aid manual to solve these problems. It is divided first by club (drivers, long irons etc) and then by problem (shank, fade, slice, hook etc) and explains and fixes each of those problems directly by way of diagrams, text, tips and photography. The star feature of the book is its amazingly useful club-by-club, shot-by-shot structure. Readers know precisely where to look in the book and the comprehensive nature of the structure assures them that the book contains an explanation and cure for every conceivable problem.
Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Football
By 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!
Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Golf
By 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!
Firsts, Lasts & Onlys of Cricket
By 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.
How To Improve At Cricket