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What the Press are saying

Here We GoAuthor Simon Hart talks to Sky Sports Johnny Phillips about Koeman’s Everton side and if they can replicate the wonder years of the 80’s that the Everton players discuss in the new book Here We Go. http://www.skysports.com/football/news/22712/10568944/can-ronald-koeman-bring-back-evertons-1980s-glory-daysThe ManagerRon Atkinson talks to the Mirror about Jose Mourinho’s management style and his new autobiography that is coming out this month.http://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/manchester-united-boss-jose-mourinho-8871594Big [...]

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Ron Atkinson Events

October8th: Ron Atkinson - Waterstones Trafford Centre @1pm8th: Ron Atkinson - WH Smiths Manchester Arndale @3pm15th: Ron Atkinson - Waterstones Middlesbrough @4pm29th: Ron Atkinson - Waterstones Meadowhall @11am29th: Ron Atkinson - Waterstones Sheffield City Centre @1:30pmNovember1st: Ron Atkinson - Waterstones Liverpool 1 @6:30pm17th: Ron Atkinson - Waterstones Sutton Coldfield @5pm22nd: Ron Atkinson - Oxford United [...]

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What the Press are saying about Ron Atkinson: The Manager

Ron Atkinson: The ManagerRon Atkinson’s autobiography, The Manager, debuted with coverage in the Daily Express, BBC Radio Manchester, The Independent and BBC World Service World Football.The Independent’s chief sportswriter, Ian Herbert, writes: ‘Atkinson’s ghost-writer Tim Rich… delivers a work of quiet persistence, carefully packing the story with rich detail. Some ghosted autobiographies artificially dramatize and stylise. Rich resists those temptation. He is [...]

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Deadline Extended: Pre-Order Everton: The Official Complete Record

 DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBEREverton FC, in partnership with deCoubertin Books, are delighted to announce publication of the second edition of the acclaimed Everton: The Official Complete Record in October.For Blues who pre-order the book via deCoubertin.co.uk or Evertonfc.com before Sunday 25 September, we are offering them the chance to add their name to the [...]

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Out today: Ron Atkinson: The Manager

 deCoubertin Books are delighted to announce publication of the autobiography of legendary football manager, Ron Atkinson, today.deCoubertin Books customers who order directly via our website by midnight Sunday will save 33% on the cover price.Atkinson is one of English football’s most recognisable and popular characters, having been involved in management for a quarter of a [...]

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The Reviews are in!

Over the past few weeks deCoubertin Books have been busy bees, bringing out some of the most awe inspiring books in sports. Thankfully, the critics seem to agree! Below are some links to our various reviews and mentions. Richard Jolly talks to The Unbelievables author, David Bevan, about Leicester’s hopes and chances for the 2016/17 season. The Irish Times describes [...]

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deCoubertin Publish Clyde Best memoir; Harry Redknapp and John Barnes pay tribute

 deCoubertin Books are delighted to announce publication of Clyde Best’s long-awaited memoir, The Acid Test.The former West Ham and NASL star was a groundbreaking figure in the late-1960s and early-1970s, emerging as one of the first prominent black footballers in the English top flight.In his autobiography Clyde relates how he overcame appalling and violence-tinged discrimination because of the colour of his skin [...]

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New Release!!! Scunthorpe Hasta La Muerte: The Extraordinary Journey of English Football's Spanish Pioneer

deCoubertin Books are very proud to present Scunthorpe Hasta La Muerte: The Extraordinary Journey of English Football's Spanish Pioneer. In September 1996, Alex Calvo García, a largely unknown Basque footballer arrived in England. Recently released by Eibar from the lower reaches of the Spanish league, the journey represented the 24 year-old's final opportunity to make it as a professional footballer. Without a [...]

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Here We Go, Everton in the 1980s: The Players' Stories

deCoubertin are very excited to announce the publication of Here We Go, Everton in the 1980s: The Players' Stories. For Everton FC, the 1980s were the most successful decade in the club’s history. It was a time when Wembley became a second home for Howard Kendall’s band of brothers as they stepped out from Liverpool’s shadow to take their neighbours’ [...]

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Free set of exclusive Everton postcards with new Toffees book

deCoubertin Books are offering customers the chance to claim a free exclusive set of 12 commemorative postcards when they order Here We Go: Everton in the 1980s – The Players’ Stories from our website.The postcards feature original artwork from the book depicting icons of the era, including Neville Southall, Kevin Ratcliffe and Gary Lineker, and include factfiles and quotes from the [...]

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