Played in Liverpool 9781850749905

31 May 2007
Guides the reader on an intimate tour of Liverpool’s sporting treasures; from the site of the 19th century Liverpool Olympics and the dockside location of Britain’s first municipal swimming baths, to the football giants of Liverpool and Everton.
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9920492

Played in Tyne and Wear 9781905624744

1 Sep 2010
It used to be said that whenever a football manager needed a goal scorer all he had to do was travel to the North East, call down a mineshaft and up would pop a centre forward. This book guides the reader on a tour of the area's sporting treasures; from the site of the celebrated Blaydon Races in Newcastle to a cockfighting pit in Tynemouth.
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9920494

Played at the Pub 9781905624973

31 Jul 2009
Definitive examination of the games played in Britain’s pubs, both historic and contemporary, popular and obscure. Beautifully illustrated and overflowing with great stories, it also acts as a guide to finding the best pubs to play traditional pub games.
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9920490

Played in Birmingham 9780954744519

30 Apr 2006
Lavishly illustrated and adopting a new approach to the study of sporting and urban history, this book leads readers along a trail of fascinating locations and buildings, landscapes and waterscapes, in all corners of the city and its surrounds.
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9920491

Uppies and Downies 9781905624645

28 Feb 2008
A detailed and superbly illustrated account of some of British football’s most unusual games, Looks at the nation’s most eccentric football variants and analyses them as part of a collective tradition.
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9920602

The British Olympics 9781848020580

19 Sep 2011
Britain’s fascination with all things Olympian has played a pivotal role in shaping the Games as we know them today. The British Olympics is a vital and entertaining source for anyone with an interest in the Games, in sport, and in Britain’s social and cultural heritage.
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9920251

Bowled Over 9781905624980

19 Oct 2015
An in-depth look at the history, culture and physical landscape of bowls in Britain.
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9920244

Great Lengths 9781905624522

31 Mar 2009
Traces the development of indoor public baths and pools, from the earliest subscription baths of the Georgian period and the first municipal baths in Liverpool in 1829, to the current generation of leisure pools with their flumes and potted palm trees.
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9920355

Played in London 9781848020573

1 Sep 2014
From its first century Roman amphitheatre to the 21st century Olympic Stadium at Stratford, London has always been a city of spectacles and sporting fever. Profusely illustrated with detailed maps and in-depth research, Played in London is the most ambitious offering yet from the acclaimed Played in Britain series. Capital sport guaranteed.
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9920632
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