Telegraph Sports Book Awards Shortlists Announced

The Telegraph Sports Book Awards have announced the shortlists for the 2021 awards and we are delight to announce that our authors have 14 books nominated across 8 different categories. A huge congratulations to all of our authors who have been shortlisted this year!

Autobiography of the Year

Fast Forward by Andrew Cole (Hodder and Stoughton)

Children’s Book of the Year

My Greatest Football Team Ever by Tom Fordyce and Kieran Carroll (Hachette Children’s Group)

Chasing a Rugby Dream by James Hook and David Brayley (Polaris)

Johnny Ball: Accidental Football Genius by Matt Oldfield and Tim Wesson (Walker Books)

Roy of the Rovers: Rocky by Tom Palmer and Dan Cornwell (Rebellion Publishing)

Cycling Book of the Year

Mountains According to G by Geraint Thomas (Quercus)

Football Book of the Year

The Quality of Madness by Tim Rich (Quercus)

International Biography of the Year

Basta: My Life, My Truth by Marco van Basten (Octopus)

Rugby Book of the Year

Exe Men by Robert Kitson (Polaris)

Sports Entertainment Book of the Year

Never Stop Dreaming by Stuart Pearce, Oliver Holt (Hodder & Stoughton)

Only Here For A Visit by Alan Brazil (Bantam Press, Transworld Books)

26.2 Miles to Happiness by Paul Tonkinson (Bloomsbury Publishing)

Sports Health and Fitness Book of the Year

The Whitlock Workout by Max Whitlock (Headline)

Goals: Inspirational Stories to Help Tackle Life’s Challenges by Gianluca Vialli and Gabriele Marcotti (Headline)


Full shortlist available here