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1 Dark Trade - Lost in Boxing, Donald McRae (Mainstream, hardback, pounds 14.99)

2 The NHL Official Guide & Record Book 1996/97, (National Hockey League, paperback, pounds 15.95)

3 The Non-League Football Year-Book 1996/97, Kerry Miler and James Wright (Paper Plane, paperback, pounds 15.99)

4 Dream On - A Year in the Life of a Premier League Club, Alex Fynn and H Davidson (Simon & Schuster, hardback, pounds 14.99)

5 The Complete Handbook of Pro Football 1996, edited by Zander Hollander (Signet USA, paperback, pounds 5.95)

6 British Boxing Board of Control Yearbook 1997, edited by Barry Hugman (Lennard/Queen Anne Press, paperback, pounds 14.99)

7 Hell-Bent - The Crazy Truth About The "Win or Else" Dallas Cowboys, Skip Bayless (Collins US, hardback, pounds 19.95)

8 Jack Charlton - The Autobiography, Jack Charlton with Peter Byrne (Partridge Press, hardback, pounds 16.99)

9 Band of Brothers - A Celebration of the England Rugby Union Squad, Frank Keating and Jon Nicholson (Michael Joseph, hardback, pounds 20.00)

10 Hell for Leather - A Modern Cricket Journey, Robert Winder (Gollancz, hardback, pounds 17.99)

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