This week's top 10 sports books

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1 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Yearbook 1998, edited by Peter Nichols, (Oddball Publishing, paperback, pounds 13.00)

2 All Madden - "Hey , I'm Talking Pro Football!", John Madden and Dave Anderson, (Harper US, paperback, pounds 5.50)

3 Stats Inc Major League Handbook 1998, Bill James, (Stats Inc. Publishing, paperback, pounds 16.95)

4 Ajax, Barcelona, Cruyff - The ABC of an obstinate Maestro, Frits Barend and Henk Van Dorp (Bloomsbury, hardback, pounds 16.99)

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

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

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

8 The team that wouldn't die - The story of the Busby Babes, John Roberts (Vista, paperback, pounds 6.99)

9 A March To Madness, John Feinstein (Little Brown, hardback, pounds 21.50)

10 The Summer Game - Australia in Test Cricket 1949-71, Gideon Haigh, (Text Publishing, hardback, pounds 21.95)

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