British Sports Book Awards 2011

We have recently run a promotion around the British Sports Book Awards. The winning titles were announced on 9 May, and are in bold below.

British Sports Book Awards 2011 shortlist

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR

  • Blood, Sweat and Treason by Henry Olonga (Vision Sports Publishing)
  • No Place to Hide by Errol Christie (Aurum)
  • Beware of the Dog by Brian Moore (Simon and Schuster)
  • Please Don't Go by John Hartson (Mainstream Publishing)
  • We Were Young and Carefree by Laurent Fignon (Yellow Jersey Press)
  • My Liverpool Home by Kenny Dalglish (Hodder & Stoughton)

BIOGRAPHY OF THE YEAR

  • Frankincense and More by Robin Oakley (Racing Post)
  • A Last English Summer by Duncan Hamilton (Quercus)
  • Trautmann's Journey by Catrine Clay (Yellow Jersey Press)
  • Get In There! by Tom Lawton Junior and Barrie Williams (Vision Sports Publishing)
  • The Grudge by Tom English (Yellow Jersey Press)
  • Bill Nicholson by Brian Scovell (John Blake Publishing)

BEST FOOTBALL BOOK OF THE YEAR

  • Football - Bloody Hell! by Patrick Barclay (Yellow Jersey Press)
  • Promised Land by Anthony Clavane (Yellow Jersey Press)
  • Trautmann's Journey by Catrine Clay (Yellow Jersey Press)
  • Family by Michael Calvin (Integr8 Books)
  • Bill Nicholson by Brian Scovell (John Blake Publishing)
  • In Search of Alan Gilzean by James Morgan (BackPage Press)
  • The Anatomy of England by Jonathan Wilson (Orion)

BEST RUGBY BOOK OF THE YEAR

  • The Iron Duke by Peter Jackson (Mainstream Publishing)
  • Blue Blood by Bernard Jackman (Irish Sports Publishing)
  • The Grudge by Tom English (Yellow Jersey Press)
  • After the Lemons by Kevin Coughlan, Peter Hall and Colin Gale (Montroy Media)
  • The Rugby Coaching Manual by Keith Richardson (Self Published)
  • Beware of the Dog by Brian Moore (Simon and Schuster)

BEST CRICKET BOOK OF THE YEAR

  • Swinging Away by Beth Hise (Scala Publishers)
  • A Last English Summer by Duncan Hamilton (Quercus)
  • The Victory Tests by Mark Rowe (Sportsbooks)
  • Slipless in Settle by Harry Pearson (Little Brown)
  • Blood, Sweat and Treason by Henry Olonga (Vision Sports Publishing)
  • The Cricketer's Progress by Eric Midwinter (Third Age Publishing)

BEST RACING BOOK OF THE YEAR

  • Kauto Star and Denman by Jonathan Powell (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
  • The Story of Your Life by James Lambie (Matador)
  • Bayardo by Peter Corbet (Rinaldo Publishing)
  • Masters of Manton by Paul Mathieu (Write First Time)
  • Bioenergetics and Racehorse Racing by Bob Wilkins (Overdee Press)
  • Chasers and Hurdlers 09-10 by Timeform (Portway Press)
  • The Art of the Race by Amanda Lockhart (Envisage Books)

BEST NEW SPORTS WRITER OF THE YEAR

  • On The Road by Daniel Harris (Speakeasy Books)
  • Sailing the Dream by Mike Perham (Bantam Press)
  • Bounce by Matthew Syed (Fourth Estate)
  • Overdrive by Clyde Brolin (Vatersay Books)
  • Animals by Neil Clack (Pitch Publishing)
  • The Fixer by Steve Bunce (Mainstream Publishing)

ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF THE YEAR

  • Jochen Rindt by David Tremayne (Haynes Publishing)
  • W.G.Grace Ate My Pedalo by Tyers and Beach (Wisden/Bloomsbury Publishing)
  • Another Journey Through the Links by David Worley (Aurum)
  • Manchester United 1878-2010 by Alex Murphy (Simon and Schuster)
  • Twickenham by Iain Spragg (RFU/ Vision Sports Publishing)
  • '61 The Spurs Double by Doug Cheeseman, Martin Cloake and Adam Powley (Vision Sports Publishing)

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