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A Listmania! list by J Carragher "simplifier" (Merseyside, England)
 
Bounce: How Champions are Made
1.  Bounce: How Champions are Made by Matthew Syed
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  "A fine book exposing the limits of talent. If you want to be a champion talent is a good predictor, but the critical thing is hard work."
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Why England Lose: And other curious phenomena explained
2.  Why England Lose: And other curious phenomena explained by Simon Kuper
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  "Just the best book on football you could read. A must-read for anyone wishing to do business with professional football clubs. Hint : give up now."
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Inverting the Pyramid: The History of Football Tactics: A History of Football Tactics
3.  Inverting the Pyramid: The History of Football Tactics: A History of Football Tactics by Jonathan Wilson
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  "The defining history of football tactics. Hard going at times. Yet ultimately rewarding."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

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The Inner Game of Tennis: The classic guide to the mental side of peak performance
4.  The Inner Game of Tennis: The classic guide to the mental side of peak performance by W Timothy Gallwey
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  "The daddy of coaching psychology books. 800,000 readers can't be wrong"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

What Sport Tells Us About Life: Bradman's Average, Zidane's Kiss and Other Sporting Lessons
5.  What Sport Tells Us About Life: Bradman's Average, Zidane's Kiss and Other Sporting Lessons by Ed Smith
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  "Beautifully written. Insightful. Deserves far more than 3 reviews it gets on Amazon"
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A Cultured Left Foot: The Eleven Elements of Footballing Greatness
6.  A Cultured Left Foot: The Eleven Elements of Footballing Greatness by Musa Okwonga
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  "A cultured book. Unsurprisingly. Worthy of a bigger audience."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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