This week's top 10 sports books

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

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

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

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

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

6 Four-Iron in the Soul, Lawrence Donegan, (Viking, hardback, pounds 15.99)

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

8 The Bootsy Egan Letters, Colin Ward (Mainstream, hardback, pounds 14.99)

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

10 All the Rage - The Life of an NFL Renegade, Charles Haley (Andrews McMeel, hardback, pounds 19.95)

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