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deCoubertin team up with Book Aid International

Here at deCoubertin Books we believe that working with good causes is something that should be inherent in every business, no matter what its size. In the past we have worked with many charities close to our authors’ hearts, including Everton in the Community, the Everton Former Players Foundation and Stick N’ Step.On this occasion [...]

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The Manager: Ron AtkinsonSean O’Rourke and Ron Atkinson talk about Ron’s career on RTE Radio One. It’s Round and it’s White reviewed The Manager as “an interesting and fascinating book”.It’s Round and it’s White also interviewed Ron Atkinson about his new autobiography and his career in football. Liverpool CaptainsRanghild Ansnes was interviewed on BBC Radio Merseyside about her new book.Tunnel of LoveNews Guardian have published details [...]

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'Why We Write': The Unbelievables author David Bevan

In the first of our 'Why We Write' series, journalist and Leicester City fan David Bevan explains how he went from documenting the Foxes' inevitable relegation in the 2014/15 season to their logic-defying title win a year later...February 2015: Leicester City lost 2-1 to Arsenal on a chilly night at the Emirates Stadium. Our boys fought [...]

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Ron Atkinson: The Manager “Big Ron from The Swan” talks to the  Liverpool Echo about what might have been had he signed for Everton.The Acid Test West Ham fans got to ask legend Clyde Best about his time with the Hammers, and his answers appeared on the forum  Knees Up Mother Brown.  West Ham fan blog,  West Ham Till I Die, review Clyde Best’s  autobiography saying [...]

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Special Half Price offer, this weekend ONLY!

Half price special editionsSave 50% on deCoubertin's beautiful special editionsThis weekend we are offering 50% off selected special editions in the deCoubertin Books Online Store. This offer applies to our sumptuous clothbound Chelsea and West Ham Complete Records, which are beautifully presented in a slipcase. The late great Dave Hickson's autobiography, The Cannonball Kid, which contains an autograph [...]

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An interview with 'When Friday Comes' author James Montague

For seven years James Montague travelled the Middle East uncovering stories of the beautiful game’s survival and resurgence. Whilst the region has often been divided, sometimes violently, along religious, political and ethnic lines, football is the Middle East’s one, great uniting thread.Montague travelled to every country in the Middle East, from Yemen to Gaza to [...]

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61 Minutes in MunichThe Anfield Wrap serialised Howard Gayle’s autobiography across three days last week: - Here he discusses growing up in Toxteth and Norris Green, and also his first experiences of Anfield as a child: http://www.theanfieldwrap.com/2016/10/howard-gayle...- Howard progressed to the Liverpool squad, and here he charts his rise to the first team for the 1981 European Cup [...]

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Q&A with Alex Calvo Garcia, subject of 'Scunthorpe: Hasta La Muerte'

In 1996 Alex Calvo Garcia arrived in Scunthorpe a complete unknown, barely able to speak a word of English. Eight years later he left Glanford Park an Irons legend, having made 268 appearances for the club, scoring 41 goals -- including the famous play-off winning header against Leyton Orient in 1999. In 2005, the year after [...]

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Howard Gayle Book Launch

Join Howard Gayle and members of The Anfield Wrap at the official launch of his autobiography, 61 Minutes in Munich, in Liverpool on 28 October from 7.30pm-10.30pm.Howard will be discussing his life, times and book with the TAW team followed by a book signing.This is a free ticketed event. In order to attend please complete [...]

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The Headlines

Here We Go: Everton in the 1980s: The Players' Stories: Roger Bennett from Men In Blazers reviewed Simon Hart's book on Everton in the 1980s on their podcast, calling it a 'must read' for any American while admitting he cried three times himself during the process. Roger also has kind words for deCoubertin.'Hart weaves a poignant narrative [...]

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