`Magnificent... Freakonomics for football' - Guardian This is the revised and expanded 5th edition of the international bestseller about why Spain, Germany and Brazil win, and why the USA, Japan, Australia - and even Iraq - are destined to become the kings of the world's most popular sport.
How Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche, two young men from Ireland, a cycling backwater, emerged from obscure beginnings to dominate professional cycling in the 1980s. Contains exclusive new interviews. Publication coincides with the 30th anniversary of Stephen Roche's golden year, when he won the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and World Championships.
Raw, vivid and intensely moving, Philly McMahon's inspirational memoir is many things - an epic story of triumph in the face of adversity and loss, a family saga, a tribute to the redemptive power of sport - but above all it's a stirring meditation on the roles compassion and resilience can play in shaping our lives for the better.