REVIEWS: This week’s sporting film, book, game and app essentials – Paul O’Connell’s The Battle, Brian’s song

We look at the latest sporting releases that you should be adding to your collection.

Sport360 staff 2017/01/20

We take a look at the latest sporting releases across books, films, games and apps as well as some other classics that you should be looking to buy.

Do you already have these in your collection or want to add them?

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The Illustrated History of Football

Price: Dh91

Where to buy: Amazon.com

Welcome to the comically brilliant and politically engaging work of illustrator David Squires, whose football comics have appeared all over the world, from the Guardian to Pickles Magazine.

The Battle

Price: Dh40

Where to buy: Amazon.com

Paul O’Connell’s autobiography may not be stuffed full of dressing room secrets, but it reflects the character of one of Ireland’s foremost rugby internationals: honest, fair and devoid of self-pity, hypocrisy or recrimination.

Lagaan: Once upon a Time in India

Price: Dh177

Where to buy: Desertcart.ae

Indian farmers, led by Bhuvan, take on arrogant and evil Captain Russell’s British soldiers in a game of cricket in a bid to ease crippling land tax sums levied on them by their colonial masters.

Brian’s Song

Price: Dh54

Where to buy: Desertcart.ae

A moving and unforgettable film depicting the true story of the friendship between Chicago Bears players Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) and Brian Piccolo (James Caan), particularly when Piccolo is stricken down with cancer.

MLB The Show 16

Price: Dh102

Where to buy: Desertcart.ae

MLB The Show ‘16 offers the most immersive, authentic baseball game on consoles. This year The Show offers even more gameplay improvements, new game modes, and a greater ability to personalise your baseball experience.

Australian Open

Price: Free

Where to buy: Google Play and App Store

With the time zone difference proving a real killer for tennis fans in the UAE, you can stay up-to-date with all the latest Australian Open results, news, and interviews through the tournament’s official app.

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