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A life built around football programmes

Advantages: Good personal and national history
Disadvantages: Not enough on Bromley

When Dave Roberts and his wife move to the USA, he naturally assumes that he treasured collection of 1134 football programmes will accompany him on the plane. Wrong, Dave is informed that space is at a premium and he will have to whittle his precious hoar ...

bbicuk01 31.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of 32 Programmes - Dave Robers

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Tell me something I din't know

Advantages: Cricket stuff
Disadvantages: Bit boring

So, as some of you know, my summer job is cricket writing for my local paper and adding the occasional stuff to the major cricket magazines and websites, their go to guy on Northamptonshire CCC. This summer I will be blogging on Cricinfo and very excited ...

thedevilinme 18.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Bookie, Gambler, Fixer, Spy A Journey to the Heart of Cricket Underworld - Ed Hawkins

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We all hate Leeds and Leeds and Leeds - but not this team

Advantages: Tells how success can be achieved through honesty and hard work
Disadvantages: None - although now money talks

... Introduction Twenty one years ago, Leeds United fought off the challenge of Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United to lift the First Division Championship trophy, the last before football truly changed forever when Sky came on board and totally revo ...

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Review of The Last Champions Leeds United and the Year that Football Changed Forever - Dave Simpson

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Football but not as you know it, Gary

Advantages: Staple for any program editor
Disadvantages: Bit old hat now

The Football Lexicon is an A-Z of stock phrases that have existed or been created in the last twenty years. The book basically is a bible for any football commentator or reporter as it tries to explain all the old cliches that you have heard or read a mil ...

bbicuk01 07.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Football Lexicon - John Leigh, David Wodehouse

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It ran out of steam

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Repetative

As a new runner who is planning on doing his first half-marathon at the weekend I was bought this book for Christmas. The book is the authors story of how he started running the London marathon and then had a feel for the distance and wanted to carry on ...

bbicuk01 14.03.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Keep on Running: The Highs and Lows of a Marathon Addict - Phil Hewitt

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