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8 Cracking Kindle Sports Books Available For Under €5

8 Cracking Kindle Sports Books Available For Under €5

They keep telling us to use this time for something useful. And let's face it, none of us read enough books. Well, now's the time to change that.

We all have a sporting itch to scratch, and there are endless sporting books of all shapes and sizes for us to dig into. We've scoured the maze that is the Amazon Kindle page to find the best deals for you.

If you'd still prefer the physical feels of the book in your hand, or want to get your hands on a new release for Christmas, there are plenty of Irish book stores that deliver. But if you want to get your fix immediately on something you may not have gotten around to in the past, you won't do better than these Kindle deals. You can get all eight of these books for under a fiver.

 

Fighter - £4.26 (€4.70)

Kindle Sports Books

Sport: Boxing

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Author: Andy Lee & Niall Kelly

Amazon Customer Rating: 4.6/5

Andy Lee is one of sport's good guys. He's also thoughtful and complicated. Add that to being in the perfect sport for literary chronicles and you've got a pretty great autobiography. This book brings you inside the mindset of a fight as well as, if not better than, any boxing book out there. A finalist for Irish Sports Book of the Year in 2018.

 

Tony 10: The astonishing story of the postman who gambled €10,000,000... and lost it all - £3.01 (€3.32)

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Author: Tony O'Reilly & Declan Lynch

Amazon Customer Rating: 4.6/5

A cautionary tale but an absolutely thrilling and brilliantly written story, it was also rightly a finalist for Irish Sports Book of the Year in 2018.

 

Undisputed Truth: My Autobiography - £3.26 (€3.60)

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Sport: Boxing

Author: Mike Tyson and Larry Sloman

Amazon Customer Rating: 4.6/5

A massively flawed character obviously, but there's rarely been a sports person as fascinating as Tyson. His 2013 memoir detailing his struggles inside and, especially, outside the ring makes for thrilling reading.

 

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Building the Yellow Wall: The Incredible Rise and Cult Appeal of Borussia Dortmund - £3.61 (€3.99)

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Sport: Football

Author: Uli Hesse

Amazon Customer Rating: 4.7/5

Winner of the Football Book of the Year 2019, this is an incredible deal for a stunning work from Germany's top football writer Uli Hesse.

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Zonal Marking: The Making Of Modern European Football - £3.26 (€3.60)

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Sport: Football

Author: Michael Cox

Amazon Customer Rating: 4.7/5

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This is a Kindle Daily Deal so the unbelievable price won't last past midnight tonight.

 

Angels With Dirty Faces: The Footballing History of Argentina - £2.70 (€2.98)

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Sport: Football

Author: Jonathan Wilson

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Amazon Customer Rating: 4.5/5

Jonathan Wilson goes deep on a unique footballing culture that goes far beyond Maradona, Messi and the 1978 World Cup.

 

 

The Inner Game Of Tennis: The Ultimate Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance - £4.47 (€4.94)

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Author: W. Timothy Gallwey

Amazon Customer Rating: 4.6/5

Timothy Gallwey's original and seminal work has spawned an entire series, but the original is still the best, and has sold over a million copies since being published in 1974. It is still seen as one of the premier sports psychology tools out there and is credited by Enda McNulty as the book that hooked him on the subject.

 

Recovering - £4.31 (€4.76)

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Sport: Football

Author: Richie Sadlier & Dion Fanning

Amazon Customer Rating: 4.6/5

The Bord Gais Energy Sports Book of the Year for 2019, Sadlier's book is a must read if you never got around to it.

 

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