This Week's Top 10 Sports Books

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1 European Football Fan's Handbook - The Rough Guide, Peterjon Cresswell and Simon Evans (Rough Guides, paperback, pounds 14.99)

2 Dickie Bird - My Autobiography, Dickie Bird and Keith Lodge (Hodder and Stoughton, hardback, pounds 17.99)

3 Left Foot in the Grave? A View from the Bottom of the Football League, Garry Nelson (Collins Willow, hardback, pounds 14.99)

4 Official NFL 1997 Record and Fact Book, National Football League (Workman, paperback, pounds 14.99)

5 Best Seat in the House - A Basketball Memoir, Spike Lee (Fourth Estate, paperback, pounds 9.99)

6 Racing Post Jumpers to Follow 1997/98, edited by Nicholas Godfrey (Racing Post, paperback pounds 7.99)

7 Dicks Out 2 - You're Not Singing Anymore, Rob Merrills (Red Card Publishing, paperback, pounds 9.99)

8 The Lions in South Africa, Miles Harrison (Aurum, hardback, pounds 14.99)

9 Kicker Fussball Almanac '98, Karl-Heinz Heimann and Karl-Heinz Jens (Copress Verlag Munchen, paperback, pounds 9.95)

10 The Sunday Times Illustrated History of 20th Century Sport, Chris Nawrat, Steve Hutchings and Greg Struthers (Hamlyn, hardback, pounds 25)

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