Olympian, Hockey World Cup Goalkeeper of the Tournament, Winner of Four All-American Awards: the inspirational story of one of the best hockey goalkeepers in the world, who lost her mum at a young age, went into foster care, and found a home between the goal posts in the Senior Women's Irish hockey team.
The O'Leary Years charts the rise and fall of Leeds United at the turn of the 21st century, as a gifted crop of youngsters took the club to the highest of highs, before falling to the lowest of lows. The dramatic fortunes on the pitch were matched by off-field incidents as the club battled for trophies, justice, and eventually to balance the books.
Until now, the UEFA European Championship has never had the full-length history it deserves. Euro Summits changes all that: a sprawling, detailed and hugely readable account of the world's second-biggest footballing event. From Netzer to Nedved, Panenka to Platini, Rooney to Ronaldo, this is the ultimate story of European football's blue riband.
Dina Asher-Smith | Steven Bartlett | Tom Daley | Steven Gerrard | Evelyn Glennie | Ole Gunnar Solskjaer | Kelly Holmes | Chris Hoy | Eddie Jones | Siya Kolisi | Frank Lampard | Jo Malone | Matthew McConaughey | Ant Middleton | Tracey Neville | Robin Van Persie | Mauricio Pochettino | Gareth Southgate | Holly Tucker | Jonny Wilkinson |
Legendary striker Michael Owen's career divides opinion among fans and his honest new autobiography will see him set the record straight once and for all. It promises to make for an explosive read and will be one of the most talked about football books of the year.
Nature is more important now than ever - a refuge from our stressful, tech-consumed lives. It is well researched that being in nature radically improves our mental health, and 50 Things to Do in the Urban Wild allows you to achieve all these benefits, just minutes from your doorstep. This book shows us how to make the most of the nature around us.
Mike Phillips is one of Welsh rugby's most decorated players. With multiple Grand Slams and Lions tours under his belt, he was revered all over the world for his aggressive, in-your-face style of play. Half Truths is a no-holds barred account of a rugby life lived to the full, revealing the real man behind the legend.
This book is a comprehensive guide to the protocols and issues in physiological testing. With contributions from physiologists and clinicians, covering a range of physiologically based tests to assess and monitor conditions, this volume is essential for clinical-specific exercise testing in research and applied settings.