"Pitch capture the real spirit of sport with entertaining and clever ideas. They work out what the aficionado would want to read, and then deliver it with great verve."

Paul Hayward, Chief Sportswriter, The Daily Telegraph 

 

Pitch Publishing is the UK's leading and most-prolific independent sports publisher, with a vast catalogue covering football, cricket, rugby, boxing, golf, athletics and other sports. Founded on the Sussex coast in 2002 Pitch was recently described by the Sports Bookshelf website as a "beacon of hope for aspiring or established sports authors" - and has now published hundreds of successful sports books, with a number being recognised nationally as outstanding written work.

 

Awards

2014 - The Great English Final, by David Tossell - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2014 - Can't Sleep, Can't Train, Can't Stop, by Andy Holgate - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2014 - Can't Sleep, Can't Train, Can't Stop, by Andy Holgate - Best Book at the 2014 Running Awards.

2014 - The Sergio Torres Story, by Sergio Torres - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2014 - The Real Jeeves, by Brian Halford - Runner-up in the MCC and Cricket Society Book of the Year Award

2014 - Then Came Massacre, by Justin Parkinson - Long-listed for the MCC and Cricket Society Book of the Year Award

2014 - Then Came Massacre, by Justin Parkinson - Cricket Web Best New Writer of the Year Award

2013 - The Valiant Cricketer, by Alan Hill - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2012 - It's Not All About the Old Firm, by Scott Burns - The Scotsman's Best Scottish Sports Read

2012 - Can't Swim, Can't Ride, Can't Run, by Andy Holgate - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2012 - Tony Greig, by David Tossell - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2012 - Got, Not Got, By Derek Hammond and Gary Silke - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2012 - Sporting Chancer, By Ed Hawkins - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards 

2011 - Animals, by Neil Clack - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards

2011 - Following On, by David Tossell - Runner-up in the MCC and Cricket Society Book of the Year Award

2010 - When Freddie Became Jesus, by Jarrod Kimber - Shortlisted at the British Sports Book Awards.

2003 - The Server, by Spencer Vignes - Long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year

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