Sporting Legends Audio Collection - 5 CDs (collection)
For golf fans, the 39th Ryder Cup will go down as the most remarkable in its 85-year history and is definitely one that they will not forget in a hurry. One of the most astonishing comebacks in sporting, let alone golfing, history, Europe managed to overturn a seemingly unassailable American advantage in the most dramatic fashion. Written by top sports journalist Oliver Holt, Miracle Medinah: Europe's Amazing Ryder Cup Comeback is a celebration of one of European golf's proudest moments and offers a compelling narrative of those amazing three days in Illinois. A fitting chronicle of an unbelievable sporting story.
The Vision Book Of Football Records 2013 (Hardback)
A footballing genius, Wayne Rooney: My Decade in the Premier League is the Manchester United striker's incredible story, told in his own words. In the book, he looks back over the last ten years he has spent playing at the highest level in English football - from making his debut as a 16-year-old for Everton through to his move to Old Trafford and the emotional highs and lows that have followed since. Rooney gives a real insight into what it must feel like to be one of the most famous footballers on the planet as he lifts the lid on each of his Premier League seasons. The book also features a foreword from Sir Alex Ferguson.
One of the creators of Never Mind The Buzzcocks and They Think It's All Over, Simon Bullivant's The Bumper Book of Slightly Forgotten but Nevertheless Still Great British Olympians and Other Sporting Heroes is a fascinating sporting collection of tales of pluck, grit, triumph, disaster and ineptitude. Praised by Nick Hancock, the book features a cast of former sportspeople who have been largely forgotten by history. From Dressage's first punk Tom Drake, who shocked the sport with his slashed jacket and swear words on his hat to the javelin thrower who fell under the spell of a cult devoted to the eating of egg and chips, this book contains true sports stories that have to be read to be believed!
Harold Briercliffe's classic cycling guides from the 1940s have been revised and updated for the modern-day cyclist. This collection contains three books that cover inspirational bicycle routes throughout the country. The books feature long and short rides - from half-day routes to week-long tours - that give riders that chance to see some of Britain's most beautiful scenery. A wonderful insight into cycling in a bygone age, the books are not only full of nostalgic warmth but also the perfect gift for anyone with an interest in cycling nowadays.
The world of cricket has been blessed with some fascinating characters over the years and this vast audio collection of interviews, anecdotes and memories brings together many of the greats. The Voices of Cricket Audio Collection features around 30 hours of coverage across 20 CDs, including the legendary voices of Dickie Bird, Brian Johnston, Shane Warne and Richie Benuad. Many more legends have their say on this entertaining collection of memorable tales and hilarious insights, making it a wonderfully entertaining gift.