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Slipless In Settle
Harry Pearson

Classification : Sports & Leisure
Pub Date : Jul 22, 2010
Imprint : Little, Brown
Page Extent : 272
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781408702093
Price : 899

About the book
Slipless in Settle is a sentimental journey around club cricket in the north of England, a world far removed from the clichéd lengthening-shadows-on-the-village-green image of the summer game. This is hardcore cricket played in former pit villages and mill towns, places with names that sound like 1930s comedians, places that look straight out of The League of Gentlemen, because they are where it was filmed. It is about the little clubs that have, down the years, produced some of the greatest players Britain has ever seen, and at one time spent a fortune on importing the biggest names in the international game to boost their battle for local supremacy.

Slipless in Settle is a warm, affectionate and outrageously funny sporting odyssey in which Andrew Flintoff and Learie Constantine rub shoulders with Asbo-tag-wearing all-rounders, there's hot-pot pie and mushy peas at the tea bar, two types of mild in the clubhouse, and a batsman is banned for a month for wearing a fireman's helmet when going out to face Joel Garner . . .
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Harry Pearson is a journalist and writer who contributes regularly to the Guardian, GQ and When Saturday Comes.
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