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Black Friday special deals!

Today, of course, is Black Friday, the one morning in the year where everybody rushes -- and knocks each other out the way -- to get the best deals in the sales in the lead up to the festive period. Here at deCoubertin, though, we thought we would save you the hassle of the jam-packed [...]

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Q&A With 'Liverpool Captains' Author Ragnhild Lund Ansnes

Ever since the age of five Ragnhild Lund Ansnes has wanted to be an author, but she hasn't always been a football fan, and she certainly didn't grow up supporting Liverpool Football Club. But a few years ago that would all change, mainly due to encounters with her Premier League-mad work colleagues and her Liverpool-mad husband, [...]

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Upcoming events for the weekend of 25-27 November

 This weekend is the busiest in our company's history, with no fewer than 10 public events taking place across the country.Liverpool legend and Sky Sports pundit Phil Thompson kicks off the weekend at Liverpool's Novotel where he joins Liverpool Captains author Ragnhild Ansnes to give a unique insight into leadership and team building from the [...]

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The Headlines

Ron Atkinson: The ManagerRon talks to the Birmingham Mail about Steve Bruce and his new autobiography.Ron tells West Brom boss Tony Pulis to target the FA Cup in the Express and Star, a trophy he won twice as Manchester United manager. The Birmingham Mail have carried the same story. Ron talks to the Lutterworth Mail about the drinking culture in football.The Belfast Telegraph, the Daily Star and [...]

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Black Friday/Christmas deals!

Today marks the first day of deCoubertin's sales in the lead up to Black Friday! Over the next week we will be rolling out a number of great deals on our site, so you can prepare for the festive period. Starting today, all our Encyclopedia's have been reduced to half price! Keep your eyes peeled for more offers over [...]

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'Why We Write': Scunthorpe Hasta La Muerte author Inigo Gurruchaga

When Alex Calvo Garcia arrived at Scunthorpe in 1996 from the Basque Country, he was a complete unknown at a time when foreign players rarely featured at British clubs. Eight years later he was leaving an Irons legend, having made 236 league appearances and scoring a winner in the 1999 play-off final against Leyton Orient. This [...]

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The Headlines

Ron Atkinson: The ManagerOmnisport talk to Ron Atkinson about his views on Gary Neville taking the Valencia plunge.Ron also talks to Omnisport about the next England Manager roleAlive and Kicking podcast discuss Ron’s new book and his managerial career in the 1990’s.Liverpool CaptainsAuthor, Ragnhild Ansnes, talks to Steve Hothersall on Radio City about her new book Liverpool Captains.Here We Go: Everton in [...]

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Michael Walker on Martin Hardy's Tunnel of Love launch

Martin Hardy’s second book on Newcastle United’s recent history – Tunnel of Love – was given a superb send-off at the Exchange in North Shields on Saturday night. There may well have been ships launched on the Tyne to less fanfare.It began with excellent local band The Middens performing I Wanna Be Adored by the [...]

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Special Offer: Save a Tenner!

We have another cracking website on our online store over this weekend. If you spend over £30 on any order then we will automatically deduct £10 off your bill at checkout! If you are looking for Christmas gifts for the family, this is your place...

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Out Now: ​Everton: The Official Complete Record (Second edition)

deCoubertin are delighted to announce the publication of Everton: The Official Complete Record (Second Edition), the definitive account of one of the world’s most distinguished and groundbreaking clubs.With nine league titles, five FA Cups and a rich club lore that boasts names such as Dixie Dean, Alex Young, Alan Ball and more recent heroes like Tim Cahill and Romelu Lukaku, Everton’s is [...]

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