TOP TEN BOOKS

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1 Athletics 99 Edited by Peter Matthews (Sports Books, paperback, pounds 14.95).

2 Footballers Don't Cry - Selected Writings Brian Glanville (Virgin, paperback, pounds 7.99).

3 The New Ball: Volume Two - Universal Stories Edited by Rob Steen (Mainstream, paperback, pounds 8.99).

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

5 1999 Wimbledon Compendium Alan Little (Wimbledon, paperback, pounds 9.00).

6 Golden Boy - The Fame, Money and Mystery of Oscar de la Hoya Tim Kawakami (Andrews McMeel, hardback, pounds 16.95).

7 Those Damn Yankees - The Secret Life of America's Greatest Franchise Dean Chadwin (Verso, hardback, pounds 20.00).

8 Courtney - Heart of the Lion Courtney Walsh (Lancaster Publishing, hardback, pounds 16.95).

9 Duel for the Crown Neil Harman (Andre Deutsch, hardback, pounds 14.99).

10 Sixty Years on the Back Foot Clyde Walcott with Brian Scovell (Gollancz, hardback, pounds 18.99).

List compiled by Sportspages Bookshops; 94-96 Charing Cross Road, London, 0171 240 9604; and St Ann's Square, Manchester, 01612 832 8530; and www. sportspages.co.uk

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