Win top 10 sports books

Attention all sports fans! Keep ahead of the game this summer with the latest sports books.

Attention all sports fans! Keep ahead of the game this summer with the latest sports books.

Whatever your sport there’s something for everyone in this top 10 summer selection from Waterstone’s and you could get them all for FREE in our easy to enter competition.

The Sheffield Telegraph has teamed up with Waterstone’s to offer one lucky reader the chance to win the complete set of the Top 10 Summer Sports Books worth over £130.

Cricket enthusiasts will love Andrew Strauss’s Winning the Ashes Down Under, a remarkable memoir of England’s epic Ashes victory in Australia, while Celia Walden’s revealing account of her time with legendary footballer George Best, Babysitting George, is a must for footie (and Best) fans across the country.

The deaths of sporting icons Ayrton Senna and Seve Ballesteros were tragedies for the Formula One and Golf circuits, but their legends live on in two remarkable titles, The Death of Ayrton Senna by Richard Williams and Seve: The Official Autobiography.

Discover sporting legends and heroes of the pitch, field and track in-store or online at

Here are the books you could win:

Andrew Strauss: Winning the Ashes Down Under by Andrew Strauss

Hodder & Stoughton £18.99

On January 7, 2011, England won the Ashes in Australia for the first time in 24 years of pain and toil. Not only that - England did it in style. With excerpts from his daily diary, Strauss reveals what happened behind the scenes.

Babysitting George by Celia Walden

Bloomsbury Publishing £16.99

A young reporter, Celia Walden, and the unlikely friendship that develops between her and the legendary George Best.

Cyclone: My Story by Barry McGuigan

Virgin Books £18.99

In this, his gripping autobiography, ‘The Clones Cyclone’ shares his stories of extraordinary professional triumph and devastating personal tragedy.

Pedalare! Pedalare! by John Foot

Bloomsbury Publishing £14.99

Cycling was a sport so important in Italy that it sparked fears of civil war and led to legal reform. Pedalare! Pedalare! is the first complete history of Italian cycling to be published in English.

How Not to be a Professional Footballer by Paul Merson

HarperSport £16.99

How Not to be a Professional Footballer delights and entertains with a treasure chest of terrific anecdotes from a man who has never lost his love of football.

The Death of Ayrton Senna by Richard Williams

Penguin Books £8.99

Richard Williams explores the complex Brazilian who was a hero in his own country and an icon to everyone who loved not just motor racing but sport itself.

The Grudge: Two Nations, One Match, No Holds Barred by Tom English

Yellow Jersey Press £8.99

Murrayfield, the Calcutta Cup, March 1990; This is the real story of an extraordinary conflict and a gripping account of a titanic struggle.

CrickiLeaks: The Secret Ashes Diaries by Alan Tyers, Beach

John Wisden & Co £9.99

CrickiLeaks finally lays to rest some of cricket’s greatest mysteries.

Lucky Break: The Autobiography by Paul Nicholls

Orion £9.99

Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls explains how he got to the top of his sport, and provides a fascinating insight into his methods and to the horses, jockeys and owners that have helped him achieve so much.

Seve: The Official Autobiography by Severiano Ballesteros

Yellow Jersey Press £8.99

Severiano Ballesteros was perhaps the most naturally gifted golfer ever to have walked a fairway. Here, Seve tells his story.

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For your chance to win this fantastic prize enter our prize draw by online at or post to Waterstone book competition, Sheffield Telegraph Promotions, York Street, Sheffield, S1 1PU.

All entries must include the entrants name, address and contact telephone number. Neither the Promoter nor Waterstone’s Booksellers Limited will be liable for any entry which is lost, damaged or delayed.

The closing date for entries is Thursday, July 14. There is no cash alternative. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The winner will be notified after the closing date. If the Promoter is unable to make contact with the winner by July 12 a further draw will be made and a different winner selected. The winner agrees to the use of their name and photograph for publicity purposes. The promoters will publish first name, surname, age and town of residence of the winner in their publicity material.

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