Christmas at Hatchards: Sport

This Sporting Life – Sport and Liberty in England 1760-1960

Robert Colls

£25

From the horseback pursuits of the wealthy and influential to street games of working-class neighbourhoods, Robert Colls takes us to football matches and wrestling bouts as we explore the centrality of sport in British cultural, political and social identity.

 

Mountains According to G

Geraint Thomas

£16.99

A secret manual to some of the best mountain climbs in the world, elite racing-cyclist, World Champion and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas gives us insight into the pain and glory of these rides, crossing the map from Wales to Australia and beyond, whether for personal pleasure or professional competition.

 

My Life in Red and White

Arsene Wenger translated by Daniel Hahn and Andrea Reece

£25

Twenty-two years at Arsenal, the Premier League wins and the FA Cups brought international fame. Now Wenger tells the fuller story of his career – from management of Nancy to players’ diets, coaching methods and his vision as Chief of Global Football Development for FIFA.

 

Bob Willis: A Cricketer and a Gentleman

Bob Willis and Mike Dickson

£20

Combining Mike Dickson’s biography, an introduction by Sir Ian Botham, tributes from across the world of sport and writing from his personal archives, this is a celebration of the legendary cricketer Bob Willis, whose successful Test career with England inspires to this day.

 

To order any of these books, please telephone 020 7439 9921 or email books@hatchards.co.uk – we look forward to hearing from you!

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