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Sporting heroes of the North : sport, religion and culture

Author: Dave Russell; Stephen Wagg
Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne : Northumbria Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sporting Heroes of the North looks at the remarkable sporting culture and traditions of the north as well as some of the region's sporting greats. Ranging from the North East, Tyneside, Mersyside and Yorkshire to the North West it covers a variety of sports, including cricket, fell running, boxing, rock climbing, football, rugby league, motor cycling and athletics. --
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Russell; Stephen Wagg
ISBN: 9781904794295 1904794297
OCLC Number: 698372137
Description: xxii, 226 p. : ports. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Wagg and Dave Russell.

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