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Wrestling For My Life - The Legend, The Reality And The Faith Of A WWE Superstar (Hardcover): Shawn Michaels Wrestling For My Life - The Legend, The Reality And The Faith Of A WWE Superstar (Hardcover)
Shawn Michaels; As told to David Thomas
R479 Discovery Miles 4 790 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In Wrestling For My Life, WWE superstar Shawn Michaels shares from his heart about the highs and lows of his life inside the WWE.

Included are some never-before-shared stories and an intimate look into his career as well as stories of hunting, family, and faith. With millions of fans, Michaels had adulation and all the attention he could ask for, but he discovered there was something more. When he became a committed Christian during his years in the WWE it had to affect everything.

Michaels reveals what it is like to be a man of faith in this unusual world and shares insights for all of us.

My Autobiography - One Year On: Fully Updated Edition (Paperback): Alex Ferguson My Autobiography - One Year On: Fully Updated Edition (Paperback)
Alex Ferguson 2
R325 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R65 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Sir Alex Ferguson's compelling story is always honest and revealing he reflects on his managerial career that embraced unprecedented European success for Aberdeen and 26 triumphant seasons with Manchester United.

Sir Alex Ferguson's best-selling autobiography has now been updated to offer reflections on events at Manchester United since his retirement as well as his teachings at the Harvard Business School, a night at the Oscars and a boat tour round the Hebrides, where he passed unrecognised.

The extra material adds fresh insights and detail on his final years as United's manager.

Both the psychology of management and the detail of football strategy at the top level can be complex matters but no-one has explained them in a more interesting and accessible way for the general reader than Sir Alex does here.

My Autobiography is revealing, endlessly entertaining and above all inspirational.

Rateltaai - Ethienne Reynecke Se Reis Van Tragedie Tot Triomf (Afrikaans, Paperback): Tinus van Staden Rateltaai - Ethienne Reynecke Se Reis Van Tragedie Tot Triomf (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Tinus van Staden
R235 R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Save R33 (14%) In Stock

Ethienne reynecke se ongelooflike verhaal.

In 2018 het die doodsengel drie keer aan die oudrugbyspeler Ethienne Reynecke se deur geklop. Hy het geweier om oop te maak – toe sy milt bars, toe hy ’n beroerte gehad het en toe hy in die agterkop geskiet is. Boonop, ná ’n egskeiding daardie jaar, het sy twee liefingdogters na ’n ander stad verhuis. Die noodlot het sy spraakvermoë gesteel en hom sy werk as kommentator by SuperSport gekos. Dit het hom, soos Reynecke dit stel, in ’n pampoen verander. Maar het hy geweier om bes te gee.

Minder as twee jaar later, in Maart 2020, word Reynecke die Suid-Afrikaanse ligswaargewig-amateurkampioen in gemengde gevegskuns (MMA).

Hierdie is die storie van hoe Ethienne Reynecke dit reggekry het om staande te bly en vas te klou aan hoop waar wanhoop ander sou meesleur.

Why We Kneel How We Rise - WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR PRIZE (Paperback): Michael Holding Why We Kneel How We Rise - WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR PRIZE (Paperback)
Michael Holding
R261 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R69 (26%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Through the prism of sport and conversations with its legends, including Usain Bolt, Adam Goodes, Thierry Henry, Michael Johnson, Ibtihaj Muhammad, Makhaya Ntini, Naomi Osaka and Hope Powell, Michael Holding explains how racism dehumanises people; how it works to achieve that end; how it has been ignored by history and historians; and what it is like to be treated differently just because of the colour of your skin. Rarely can a rain delay in a cricket match have led to anything like the moment when Holding spoke out in the wake of the #BlackLivesMatter protests about the racism he has suffered and has seen all around him throughout his life. But as he spoke, he sought not only to educate but to propose a way forward that inspired so many. Within minutes, he was receiving calls from famous sports stars from around the world offering to help him to spread the message further. Now, in Why We Kneel, How We Rise, Holding shares his story together with those of some of the most iconic athletes in the world. He delivers a powerful and inspiring message of hope for the future and a vision for change, and takes you through history to understand the racism of today. He adds: 'To say I was surprised at the volume of positive feedback I received from around the world after my comments on Sky Sports is an understatement. I came to realise I couldn't just stop there; I had to take it forward - hence the book, as I believe education is the way forward.'

My Journey To The Top Of The World - And The Life Lessons I Learnt Along The Way (Paperback): Saray Khumalo My Journey To The Top Of The World - And The Life Lessons I Learnt Along The Way (Paperback)
Saray Khumalo
R290 R205 Discovery Miles 2 050 Save R85 (29%) Pre-order

In this truly remarkable life story, Saray Khumalo shares her epic journey to the top of the world: Mount Everest.

From her childhood in Zambia and Zaire, to a corporate career in South Africa, through marriage and motherhood, Saray harboured one overriding ambition: to reach the summits of the world’s highest mountains. She first summited Mount Kilimanjaro, and then others, but her ultimate goal was to summit Everest. After three unsuccessful attempts, Saray became the first black African woman to summit the world’s highest peak. Her success was hard won, though – along the way, she suffered severe personal setbacks, serious health issues and life-threatening injuries.

But her perseverance finally paid off, and Saray’s success at high altitude has helped change the narrative about who belongs on the mountains and whose stories are told. Saray’s story, which redefines common perceptions about what women are capable of doing and achieving, will inspire girls and women from all walks of life. In this fascinating memoir, she shares not only her incredible mountaineering feats, but also the lessons she learnt about life, perseverance and failing forward.

The Boy - Stirling Moss: A Life in 60 Laps (Paperback): Richard Williams The Boy - Stirling Moss: A Life in 60 Laps (Paperback)
Richard Williams
R263 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R68 (26%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

'Captures the bold, engaging spirit of one of Britain's best-loved sporting heroes' Sunday Times 'A fascinating read and sure to be the definitive account of his life' Mark Knopfler Even in the midst of a global pandemic, the death of Stirling Moss on 12 April 2020 at the age of 90 made headlines, almost 60 years after he retired from Formula One. In The Boy, Richard Williams assesses what made him such an iconic figure. Told in 60 brief chapters, Williams builds a fascinating and revealing portrait of a driver who was a hero to millions. As the long years of war began to recede, sport in Britain was getting moving again and there was a need for heroes. Denis Compton and Stanley Matthews were in their pomp, playing to packed houses. But Stirling Moss was a fresh face, just 17 years old when he first emerged in 1947. Too young to have served and been scarred by the war, he was soon revealed to possess not only an unearthly degree of skill but the qualities of courage and resolution noted in the generation that fought in the air and on land and sea. Their youth had been stolen; his was new and unspoiled. The Boy explains how and why he came to occupy such a unique place in the esteem and the affections of the nation. Why him, rather than some of his contemporaries, such as Mike Hawthorn and Peter Collins, who shared a role in the rise of Britain as a power in international motor racing? Moss may never have been world champion, but he created a remarkable and enduring legacy, and Williams brilliantly shows just how he did it.

The Life And Times Of Stanley Christodoulou - The Remarkable Story Of World Boxing's Championship Referee And Judge... The Life And Times Of Stanley Christodoulou - The Remarkable Story Of World Boxing's Championship Referee And Judge (Paperback)
Stanley Christodoulou, Graham Clark, David Isaacson
R275 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R39 (14%) Ships in 7 - 12 working days

On bended knee, he leaned over the stricken boxer and counted him out. When he waved the fight over, there was exactly one second to go in the dramatic and brutal world championship bout and Víctor Galíndez had retained his title. But the referee, his shirt stained with the champion’s blood, had cemented his reputation as a cool professional, one destined to become an esteemed figure in world boxing.

South Africa’s own Stanley Christodoulou has officiated an unprecedented 242 world title fights over five decades, some of them among the most iconic in boxing history, and became his nation’s very first inductee into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. He rose from humble beginnings, learning his trade in the South African townships of the 1960s, and went on to lead his national boxing board as it sought to shed the racial restrictions of the apartheid era. It was a contribution to his country’s sporting landscape that saw him recognised by the president of the ‘new’ South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

The Life and Times of Stanley Christodoulou is Stanley’s memoir in boxing. It takes the reader to a privileged position, inside the ropes with champions and into the company of boxing legends.

Rafa - the King of Clay (Hardcover): Dominic Bliss Rafa - the King of Clay (Hardcover)
Dominic Bliss
R393 Discovery Miles 3 930 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This book is the complete guide to one of the greatest tennis players of the 21st century, winner of 20 grand slam men's singles titles, the King of the Clay, Spain's raging bull, Rafael Nadal. This fully illustrated biography charts his journey to the top, from his early days being coached by his uncle Toni in Mallorca and dreaming of being a professional footballer, through his early tournament career, turning professional, his first senior ATP win, first grand slam win at Roland Garros, first Wimbledon win and first Olympic gold medal. Written by Dominic Bliss, a veteran tennis journalist with a close personal knowledge of Rafa as a competitor and as a man, this biography tracks Rafa's journey from painfully shy pin-up boy to senior statesman on the ATP Tour. Structured around 10 key matches in his long career, it takes readers from his first national junior championship win at age 14 (when he played with the pain of a broken finger on his racquet hand) through to his 20th Grand Slam title in 2020 and the 2021 season, where he just fell short of his 21st title in an epic 5-set match with Novak Djokovic. The text is accompanied by a large gallery of images of Rafa both on and off the court, and investigates what has motivated him to success, and who he is underneath his modest persona. Alongside this insight, Rafa - the King of Clay contains graphics which analyse his playing style, breaking down why he is such a succesful athlete and examining his powerful combination of strength and skill. From his need for water bottles to be arranged 'a certain way' on the court, to his charity work raising $17 million to help the Red Cross' efforts to support those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, this book examines every angle of Rafa as a human being, a model athlete, a serial winner. This definitive work on one of tennis' all time greats is not to be missed!

I Had a Hammer - The Hank Aaron Story (Paperback): Hank Aaron I Had a Hammer - The Hank Aaron Story (Paperback)
Hank Aaron
R376 R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Save R54 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Henry Aaron left his mark on the world by breaking Babe Ruth's record for home runs. But the world has also left its mark on him.

"Hammering Hank" Aaron's story is one that tells us much about baseball, naturally, but also about our times. His unique, poignant life has made him a symbol for much of the social history of twentieth-century America.

Raised during the Depression in the Deep South enclave of Mobile, Alabama, Aaron broke into professional baseball as a cross-handed slugger and shortstop for the Indianapolis Clowns of the Negro American League. A year later, he and a few others had the unforgettable mission of integrating the South Atlantic League. A year after that, he was a timid rookie leftfielder for the Milwaukee Braves, for whom he became a World Series hero in 1957 as well as the Most Valuable Player of the National League.

Aaron found himself back in the South when the Braves moved to Atlanta in 1965. Nine years later, in the heat of hatred and controversy, he hit his 715th home run to break Ruth's and baseball's most cherished record--a feat that was recently voted the greatest moment in baseball history. That year, Aaron received over 900,000 pieces of mail, many of them vicious and racially charged.

In a career that may be the most consistent baseball has ever seen. Aaron also set all-time records for total bases and RBIs. He ended his playing days by spending two nostalgic seasons back in Milwaukee with the Brewers, then embarked on a new career as an executive with the Atlanta Braves. He was for a long time the highest-ranking black in baseball. In this position, Aaron has become an unofficial spokesman in racial matters pertaining to thenational pastime.

Because of the depth and pertinence of Aaron's dramatic experiences, "I Had A Hammer" is more than a baseball autobiography. Henry Aaron's candor and insights have produced a revealing book about his extraordinary life and time.

Full Out - Lessons in Life and Leadership from America's Favorite Coach (Hardcover): Monica Aldama Full Out - Lessons in Life and Leadership from America's Favorite Coach (Hardcover)
Monica Aldama
R612 R507 Discovery Miles 5 070 Save R105 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Watermen - The Birth of American Swimming and One Young Man's Fight to Capture Olympic Gold (Hardcover): Michael Loynd The Watermen - The Birth of American Swimming and One Young Man's Fight to Capture Olympic Gold (Hardcover)
Michael Loynd
R704 R589 Discovery Miles 5 890 Save R115 (16%) Pre-order
Fight Or Flight - Irish Sports Book Award 2021 Winner (Paperback): Keith Earls Fight Or Flight - Irish Sports Book Award 2021 Winner (Paperback)
Keith Earls
R239 R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Save R37 (15%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Irish Sports Book Award 2021 Winner! Fight Or Flight: My Life, My Choices is the autobiography of Irish rugby legend Keith Earls. Keith Earls started out in senior rugby as a teenage star and during the course of his long career has become one of the most admired and respected players of his generation. A British & Irish Lion at the age of 21, he is now closing in on his 34th birthday and still playing at the top of his game. He has won 93 caps for Ireland and played over 180 games in the famous red of Munster. He started every match of the 2018 Six Nations campaign that culminated in an Irish Grand Slam victory. A lethal finisher blessed with a sprinter's speed, Earls is the second-highest try scorer of all time for his country. With Munster he is one try short of the all-time total and looks set to break that record next season. Yet, Earls has achieved these milestones whilst being racked by private battles with his mental health for most of his career. A number of crises brought him to the brink of voluntary retirement from the game. A native of Limerick city, Earls grew up in one of its most socially disadvantaged housing estates. Moyross was blighted by crime and violence and he did not escape unscathed from the surrounding fear and trauma visited upon his beloved community. His natural talent brought him into the privileged bastion of elite rugby union. His autobiography tells the story of his long struggle to reconcile the world whence he came with the world opened up by his brilliance with an oval ball. Earls has maintained a low profile throughout his career. For the first time he will talk in depth and at length about the inner turmoil that went unseen by team-mates, friends and fans. It is a confessional, intimate and courageous story of the pain that was a constant companion to the glory. Earls says: "It's not me at all to be doing anything remotely like an autobiography. I don't like talking about myself, I don't like bringing attention to myself. And I guess that's one reason why I am doing it. We're supposed to get out of our comfort zone. I've learned enough along the way to know that much. It's where your progress and growth happens. I hope if I can share some of my life experiences here, it might inspire others."

The King and I (Hardcover): Claude Boli The King and I (Hardcover)
Claude Boli
R447 R356 Discovery Miles 3 560 Save R91 (20%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Cantona the legend. Cantona the enigma. Cantona the King. Eric Cantona was at Manchester United for just five years, yet his legacy and influence endure. Over that period, he became the first foreigner to be voted best player by sports journalists, was crowned player of the century by the team's supporters, and voted the most emblematic player in the Premier League during its opening decade. The Frenchman fascinated both fans of the game and those who know nothing about football, yet to a large extent he is an enigma, a hugely popular player who showed mercurial talent on the pitch, but one who remains almost unknown away from it. Claude Boli met Cantona at the very beginning of his playing career in France, when he was a teammate to Boli's brothers, Basile and Roger. They shared an apartment, passions for music, literature, art and, of course, football. In 1992 Cantona moved to Manchester, where Boli was studying at the university. They spent virtually all their free time together and Boli attended almost every match Cantona played at Old Trafford, rubbing shoulders with Alex Ferguson, Sir Bobby Charlton, George Best, David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and others. Boli was there for the aftermath of the infamous kung-fu kick, to hear his thoughts on his fellow players, how the club was run, his relationship with the manager, his hopes and fears. Cantona said that if anyone was to write a book on him, it should be his friend Claude Boli. In The King and I Boli gives us unparalleled insight into Cantona the footballer, Cantona the friend, and Cantona the man.

Devotion - A Memoir (Hardcover): Mickey Harte Devotion - A Memoir (Hardcover)
Mickey Harte; As told to Brendan Coffey
R485 R438 Discovery Miles 4 380 Save R47 (10%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

A moving and lyrical memoir about life, love and loss, from a true giant of Gaelic games. In a frenetic seven-year spell at the outset of his senior managerial career, Mickey Harte led Tyrone to four Ulster Championships and three All-Irelands. It was a run that shifted football's balance of power, changed the way the game would be played for over a generation, and cemented his reputation as one of the most transformative figures in GAA history. Then, in January 2011, the visitation of a shocking tragedy changed everything: Mickey's daughter Michaela was murdered while on honeymoon in Mauritius, and the Harte family, grief-stricken, awoke to find themselves at the centre of an international news story. Devotion, the product of a collaboration between Mickey and author Brendan Coffey, is many things. The story of a family's decade-long struggle to come to terms with an almost unimaginable loss. A meditation on the ways in which faith, community, and sport can sustain us in our most difficult moments. And, finally, a portrait of one of Irish sport's true icons, as he brings one legendary era to a close and steels himself for a final assault on the history books.

Laura Trott and Jason Kenny - The Inside Track (Hardcover): Laura Trott, Jason Kenny Laura Trott and Jason Kenny - The Inside Track (Hardcover)
Laura Trott, Jason Kenny 1
R335 Discovery Miles 3 350 Ships in 8 - 13 working days

Shortlisted for the Cross Sports Award Cycling Book of the Year 10 gold medals don't come easy... First comes the graft. Thousands of hours on the pedals, forever turning left, following that black line round, pushing your body harder than it is designed to go. Then comes the sacrifice. All familiar pleasures stripped away in search of perfection. Then the pain. Muscles burning, stomach churning, an ache in the bones. To pull all of this together to achieve an Olympic gold is impressive; to be part of a couple doing this in the same sport is rare; to do it ten times between you is unprecedented. Laura Trott and Jason Kenny, Britain's most successful female and male Olympians, invite us into their world, on to the boards of the velodrome and down the back straight of British pro cycling to give us the inside track on what it takes to become a champion. This is the story of the races that gripped a nation; one of sprints and pursuits, tactics, mind games, medals and trials; of being so tired you collapse by the side of the track, so out of form you can't finish a practice session; of what goes through the mind of an Olympian as they power towards the finish line; and of how a boy from Bolton and a girl from Cheshunt became the best in the world, while finding in each other the perfect partner.

Hometown Victory - A Coach's Story of Football, Fate, and Coming Home (Hardcover): Keanon Lowe, Justin Spizman Hometown Victory - A Coach's Story of Football, Fate, and Coming Home (Hardcover)
Keanon Lowe, Justin Spizman
R632 R522 Discovery Miles 5 220 Save R110 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Running for Our Lives - Stories of everyday runners overcoming extraordinary adversity (Paperback): Rachel Ann Cullen Running for Our Lives - Stories of everyday runners overcoming extraordinary adversity (Paperback)
Rachel Ann Cullen; Illustrated by Amy Grimes
R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

'Every time I speak to someone and hear about their experiences, it leaves me with a sense of running's incredible power to help people overcome pretty much anything.' Each day, millions of people around the world put on their trainers and try to deal with their personal demons and life challenges by going for a run. And, increasingly, they do it knowing that they are not alone: a growing and often virtual community is right there running alongside them. We are all, in some sense, running for our lives. Rachel Ann Cullen's first book, Running for My Life, described her own marathon journey through depression, bipolar disorder and body dysmorphia, and her revelatory discovery that running could transform her physical and mental wellbeing. After hearing from people who had read about her experiences, Rachel wanted to tell some stories of other runners from all around the world - ordinary people living with mental health struggles, grief, cancer and other unavoidable life events who have relied on running to get them through their worst days and to keep going. Running for Our Lives shares moving accounts of hope and resilience; it demonstrates the power of running to help us all overcome adversity, and is a lesson for us all in learning not only how to survive life's challenges, but to thrive.

Powder Days - Ski Bums, Ski Towns and the Future of Chasing Snow (Hardcover, Original ed.): Heather Hansman Powder Days - Ski Bums, Ski Towns and the Future of Chasing Snow (Hardcover, Original ed.)
Heather Hansman
R589 R489 Discovery Miles 4 890 Save R100 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Half Truths (Hardcover): Mike Phillips Half Truths (Hardcover)
Mike Phillips
R512 R427 Discovery Miles 4 270 Save R85 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

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. Off the field, his early years were littered with controversy and scandal as he wrestled with the new-found fame that success brought. In this brutally honest, tell-all autobiography, Mike reveals his run-ins with the police on the streets of Cardiff, what really went on inside the Wales and Lions dressing rooms and the truth behind that fateful night outside McDonald's, when a scrape with a bouncer saw him hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons on the eve of a World Cup training camp. He also discusses the personal turmoil that, at times, engulfed him and how he was able to block it all out to become one of the best players in the world. Phillips opens up about every aspect of his much talked about career, from the many glorious highs to struggling with fame, coping with pressure, dealing with rejection and retirement while ultimately finding personal peace and happiness. He lifts the lids on his relationship with Warren Gatland and talks about the big characters in the dressing room, from Sam Warburton to Dan Carter. Mike Phillips: Half Truths - My Triumphs, My Mistakes, My Untold Story is a no-holds barred account of a rugby life lived to the full, revealing the real man behind the legend.

Pedal Pushers Coast-To-Coast - A Cross-Country Bike Tour Fueled by Kindness (Paperback): Marianne Worth Rudd Pedal Pushers Coast-To-Coast - A Cross-Country Bike Tour Fueled by Kindness (Paperback)
Marianne Worth Rudd
R431 R371 Discovery Miles 3 710 Save R60 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Failure is an Option - On the trail of the world's toughest mountain race (Paperback): Matt Whyman Failure is an Option - On the trail of the world's toughest mountain race (Paperback)
Matt Whyman; Illustrated by Laurie King
R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

'We're not at parkrun any more,' I mutter to myself, quietly longing for the presence of nice marshals in high-visibility vests. Failure is an Option is the story of an average runner who sets out to discover just how far he can go. With the support (and misgivings) of his family, and aware that his quickest years are behind him, Matt Whyman leaves the Saturday morning 5K to push towards 100-mile ultramarathons and beyond. By slowing things down to run a very long way, he joins a growing number of men and women from all walks of life striving to do something extraordinary. A newcomer to a world that can often seem off-limits, Matt finds his feet as an ultrarunner by learning the hard way. He battles monster hallucinations on endurance races spanning day and night, loses himself on tantalising trails across landscapes far from home, and forges bonds with fellow competitors in which small, kind gestures mean more than any medal. Determined to touch the boundaries of his running world before it starts to shrink, ultimately Matt sets his sights on a six-day mountain ultra that even hardened veterans consider to be the most formidable on earth: the Dragon's Back Race. Brimming with good humour, honesty and joy, Failure is an Option pits ambition against ability to uncover human truths that resonate with us all. A mid-pack competitor who could win prizes for enthusiasm - if nothing else - Matt takes us on a journey far beyond his comfort zone and with no guaranteed outcome of success. The results are entertaining from start to finish, often very funny and at times deeply moving.

Pedal Pushers Coast-To-Coast - A Cross-Country Bike Tour Fueled by Kindness (Hardcover): Marianne Worth Rudd Pedal Pushers Coast-To-Coast - A Cross-Country Bike Tour Fueled by Kindness (Hardcover)
Marianne Worth Rudd
R692 R577 Discovery Miles 5 770 Save R115 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
My Life In Red And White - My Autobiography (Paperback): Arsene Wenger My Life In Red And White - My Autobiography (Paperback)
Arsene Wenger; Translated by Daniel Hahn, Andrea Reece
R240 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R48 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

There is only one Arsčne Wenger - and for the very first time, in his own words, this is his story.

In this definitive autobiography, the world-renowned, revolutionary football manager discusses his life and career, sharing his leadership principles for success on and off the field. At Arsenal, Wenger won multiple Premier League titles, a record number of FA Cups, and masterminded the historic 'Invincibles' season of 2003-2004. He changed the game in England forever, popularising an attacking approach and changing attitudes towards nutrition, fitness and coaching methods - and towards foreign managers. The book charts his extraordinary career, from his rise in France and Japan where he managed Nancy, Monaco and Nagoya Grampus Eight - clubs that also play in red-and-white - to his twenty-two years at the helm in north London.

A must-read not only for Arsenal supporters but football fans everywhere, MY LIFE IN RED AND WHITE illuminates the mystique surrounding one of the most respected managers in the world's most popular sport.

Endure - How to Work Hard, Outlast, and Keep Hammering (Standard format, CD): Cameron Hanes Endure - How to Work Hard, Outlast, and Keep Hammering (Standard format, CD)
Cameron Hanes; Read by Cameron Hanes, David Goggins, Joe Rogan
R813 R598 Discovery Miles 5 980 Save R215 (26%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Ruck Me - (I'Ve Written Another Book) (Paperback): James Haskell Ruck Me - (I'Ve Written Another Book) (Paperback)
James Haskell
R207 Discovery Miles 2 070 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The side-splittingly hilarious new book from Sunday Times bestselling author, rugby icon, and stag do in human form, James Haskell. It's 2021 and James is at a crossroads. His glittering international rugby career that took him from England to New Zealand and France - including 77 caps for England - is over. What will he do now? What is his purpose in life? In Ruck Me, James sets out on a voyage of self-discovery speaking to ex-colleagues, friends and family, reflecting on his career and diving into some of his most memorable personal anecdotes to date. But what started out as a search for understanding and meaning soon turns into a - let's face it, sometimes warranted - chastisement opportunity with James directly in the firing line. Turns out he has a lot of work to do... As funny as it is outrageous, this brilliant book acts as a lesson on how (not) to retire gracefully and move forward. And ruck me - you won't want to miss it.

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