TOP 10 SPORTS BOOKS

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1 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Yearbook 1999 edited by Peter Nichols (Oddball, paperback, pounds 14)

2 Tear Gas and Ticket Touts, Eddy Brimson (Headline, paperback, pounds 6.99)

3 Football Memories, Brian Glanville (Virgin, hardback, pounds 16.99).

4 Twelve Grand: The Gambler As Hero, Jonathan Rendall (Yellow Jersey, paperback, pounds 10).

5 Made in Leeds: `Square Ball' since 1989, (Square Ball, paperback, pounds 5.95).

6 Playing for Keeps - Michael Jordan And The World He Made, David Halberstam (Random House USA, hardback, pounds 21.50).

7 Angry White Pyjamas, Robert Twigger (Indigo, paperback, pounds 6.99).

8 Mick Fitzgerald: A Jump-Jockey's Life, Mick Fitzgerald and Carl Evans (Mainstream, hardback, pounds 15.99).

9 Gentleman George - The Autobiography, George Harwick (Juniper, hardback, pounds 14.99)

10 Stoked - A History of Surf Culture, Drew Kampion and Bruce Brown (Evergreen, hardback, pounds 14.99)

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