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Forty Years of the Crucible
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Hector Nunns
Categories: Snooker
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017 - Publisher: Pitch Publishing

Since 1977, Sheffield's Crucible Theatre has staged the snooker World Championship and is one of sport's most iconic venues. The Crucible's Greatest Matches features the greatest matches played there, including classic encounters involving Ronnie O'Sullivan, Stephen Hendry, Jimmy White, Alex Higgins, and the 1985 final between Dennis Taylor and Steve
Crucible's Greatest Matches
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Hector Nunns
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-14 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

Since 1977 the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield has staged the snooker World Championship and in that time become one of the most beloved and iconic venues in sport. In this book the UK's leading snooker writer Hector Nunns makes his selection of the greatest matches ever played in the famous
From the Eye of the Hurricane
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Alex Higgins
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Considered by many to be a genius at his peak, Alex Higgins's unorthodox play and exciting style earned him the nickname 'Hurricane' and led to his immense popularity and fame. In 1972 he became the youngest winner of the World Championship, repeating his victory in emotional style in 1982. Higgins's
The Times 50 Greatest Football Matches
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Richard Whitehead
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-01 - Publisher: The History Press

From the earliest FA Cup finals in the 1870s played between teams of former public schoolboys, to twenty-first-century Champions League matches contested by teams of billionaires – with stops along the way for Leicester City’s extraordinary Premier League triumph, the Hand of God, and the 1966 World Cup – this
The Story of American Golf
Language: en
Pages: 592
Authors: Herbert Warren Wind
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-26 - Publisher: Open Road Media

The classic history of golf in America beginning with the first clubs to arrive on the coast—from “golf’s most respected and authoritative writer” (Golf magazine). Widely regarded as the definitive account of America’s love affair with the world’s greatest game, this magisterial volume is Herbert Warren Wind’s masterpiece. From John