This week's top 10 sports books

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1 Manchester The Greatest City, Gary James (Polar Publishing, hardback, pounds 24.95)

2 Elliott's Golf Form 1998, Keith Elliott (Portway Press, paperback, pounds 18.95)

3 If The Reds Should Play... In Rome Or Mandalay, edited by Barney Chilton (Juma, paperback, pounds 7.99)

4 The Ice Bowl, Ed Gruver (McBooks, hardback, pounds 20.50)

5 The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics 1998, David Wallechinsky (Aurum Press, paperback, pounds 12.99)

6 A Lot Of Hard Yakka, Simon Hughes (Headline, hardback, pounds 16.99)

7 Guvnors, Mickey Francis and Peter Walsh (Milo Books, paperback, pounds 6.99)

8 Deep Play, Paul Pritchard (Baton Wicks, hardback, pounds 16.99)

9 Autocourse 1997/98, edited by Alan Henry (Hazleton Publishing, hardback, pounds 30)

10 Football Hooligans - Knowing the Score, Gary Armstrong (Berg, paperback, pounds 14.99)

List compiled by Sportspages Bookshops: 94-96 Charing Cross Road, London (0171 240 9604) and St Ann's Square, Manchester (0161 832 8530)