The William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2019
longlist was announced on 24 September 2019.

WHSBOTY Longlist 2019

Boxing, Belonging and Belgian Biking: Longlist For 31st William Hill Sports Book Of The Year Announced

  • Two-time winners Donald McRae and Duncan Hamilton vie with award newcomers, including Eniola Aluko and Andy Lee, for the World’s Oldest Sports Book Prize.
  • First ever pigeon racing entry makes longlist.
  • Brave autobiographies from Andy Woodward and Richie Sadlier feature.
  • Endurance horse racing, ultra-marathon running, World Cup 2018, Flemish cycling, golf and a socio-political volume on sport and identity are also represented.

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