Fri, 17/05/2013 - 11:20
Simon & Schuster has signed the memoir of Terry Venables, former England, Chelsea, Tottenham and Crystal Palace football manager.
The deal was struck between S&S executive director Kerr MacRae and head of sport Ian Marshall with Jonathan Harris of the Sport & Artist Management agency.
It will be released in...
Tue, 15/01/2013 - 13:09
Faber has announced a new novel from David Peace, set to tackle the legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly.
Peace is the author of The Damned United, about football manager Brian Clough, which was turned into a film starring Michael Sheen.
The novelist described new book Red or Dead as a change from the...
Wed, 27/06/2012 - 09:00
Carlton Books has acquired a title from former England football star and BBC sports presenter, Gary Lineker, to be published this autumn.
Commercial director Jim Greenhough bought world rights from John Holmes Associates in the title, Gary Lineker's Football: It's Unbelievable!. It will be published in hardback in...
Fri, 25/05/2012 - 10:47
Bloomsbury has acquired a business and sport title which contains kernels of wisdom from football managers including Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sports and Wisden publisher Charlotte Atyeo bought world all languages rights in the title, The Manager: Inside the Minds of Football's Leaders by Mike Carson, from Charlie Brotherstone...
Mon, 27/02/2012 - 08:13
Family-run publisher deCoubertin Books is to publish the memoir of Everton and Wales player Neville Southall.
The publisher acquired world rights directly from the author, and is set to publish Neville Southall: My Autobiography in August.
Southall kept goal for Everton and Wales for more than 16 years, becoming Wales...
Fri, 10/02/2012 - 11:15
Orion will publish the biography of FC Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola.
Non-fiction publisher Alan Samson acquired world rights to the biography, written by football pundit Guillem Balague, signing the deal with David Luxton of David Luxton Associates, with plans to publish in hardback and e-book on 20th September.
Fri, 07/10/2011 - 11:09
Michael Joseph has acquired a memoir by controversial footballer and Queen's Park Rangers captain Joey Barton.
Commissioning editor Daniel Bunyard bought world rights from David Riding at MBA Literary agents on behalf of Mel Stein and Ian Montone of Stonemountain Management. MJ will publish the as-yet untitled memoir in autumn...
Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:30
Bloomsbury leads the way with three nominations across its imprints on the 14-strong longlist for the £23,000 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2011.
Behind the Boundary: Cricket at a Crossroads by Graeme Wright (A & C Black), Babysitting George by Celia Walden (Bloomsbury) and Among the Fans...
Thu, 15/09/2011 - 08:25
Milo Books is to reissue an out-of-print title about football violence, first published by Penguin in 1984.
We Hate Humans by David Robins explores the "murky world' of football hooliganism, the first title to do so according to the publisher. It investigates a "subculture of disaffected young men, their lives...
Mon, 13/06/2011 - 08:45
Quercus has acquired a history of Latin American football, written by Constable publishing director Andreas Campomar.
Editor-in-chief Jon Riley pre-empted world rights from Matthew Hamilton at Aitken Alexander Associates, with the book to be published to coincide with the 2014 World Cup.
¡Golazo!: From the Aztecs to...