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Description - The Bowler's Holding, the Batsman's Willey by Geoff Tibballs

* He dribbles a lot and the opposition doesn t like it you can see it all over their faces Ron Atkinson * 'Rugby is a good occasion for keeping thirty bullies far from the city centre' Oscar Wilde hether over the moon or sick as a parrot, sportsmen and women can invariably be relied upon to come out with an amusing quote even if it s not always intentional. The Bowler's Holding, The Batsman's Willey provides the definitive collection of sporting wit, from participants and observers alike. he book covers the full gamut of the sporting spectrum and providing over 4,000 side-splitting quotes some examples of incisive sporting wit, others inadvertent howlers never to be forgotten; ranging from the cutting remarks of Brian Clough and Muhammad Ali to the studied observations of John Arlott and the hilarious gaffes of Murray Walker. The Bowler's Holding, The Batsman's Willey is an absolute must for any sports fan.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091918415
ISBN-10: 0091918413
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 153mm x 31mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Geoff Tibballs

Former sports journalist Geoff Tibballs has written nearly 100 books, many of them on sport and humour, with titles including The Mammoth Book of Comic Quotes, Great Sporting Eccentrics and Great Sporting Mishaps. An accomplished armchair sportsman, he believes his life-long devotion to Millwall Football Club has enabled him to appreciate the ridiculous.

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