This week's top 10 sports books

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1 A Will to Win - The Manager's Diary, Alex Ferguson with David Meek (Manchester Utd Books, paperback, pounds 6.99)

2 Derby Day, Dougie and Eddy Brimson (Headline, paperback, pounds 6.99)

3 Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook, Raymond Fletcher and David Howes (Headline, paperback, pounds 16.99)

4 1998 Official Major League Baseball Fact Box, edited by Ron Smith (The Sporting News, paperback, pounds 16.99)

5 Ajax, Barcelona, Cruyff - the ABC of an Obstinate Maestro, Frits Barend and Henk Van Dorp (Bloomsbury, hardback, pounds 16.99)

6 The Red Army Years - Manchester United in the Seventies, Richard Kurt and Chris Nickeas (Headline, paperback, pounds 6.99)

7 Almanacco Illustrato Del Calcio '98, edited by Arrigo Beltrami (Panini, hardback, pounds 16.99)

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

9 Timeform Horses to Follow 1998 Flat Racing Season (Timeform, paperback, pounds 4.95)

10 Football Hooligans - Knowing The Score, Gary Armstrong (Berg, hardback pounds 39.99, paperback, pounds 14.99)

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