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1 Barca - A People's Passion, Jimmy Burns (Bloomsbury, hardback, pounds 16.99)

2 Mick Doohan: Thunder From Down Under, Mat Oxley (Hayes, hardback, pounds 14.99)

3 The Sporting News Pro Football Guide 1999 (The Sporting News, paperback, pounds 13.95)

4 Redemption Song: Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixties, Mike Marqusee (Verso, hardback, pounds 17.00)

5 Dave Pelz's Short Game Bible, Dave Pelz with Hames Frank (Aurum, hardback, pounds 16.99)

6 On Sports Betting ... And How To Make It Pay, Derek McGovern (Rowton Press, hardback, pounds 18.00)

7 The Majors, John Feinstein (Little Brown, hardback, pounds 19.99)

8 Those Damn Yankees, Dean Chadwin (Verso, hardback, pounds 20.00)

9 The Beautiful Team: In Search of Pele and the 1970 Brazilians, Garry Jenkins (Pocket Books, paperback, pounds 7,99)

10 Racing Post Form Book: Jumps 1998/1999 (Racing Post, paperback pounds 19.95)

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