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The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw: The Robin Friday Story​

The Greatest Footballer You Never Saw: The Robin Friday Story

Paperback
By Paolo Hewitt, Paul McGuigan

Football used to be full of mavericks. Players whose skills lit up football grounds across the land.

Once such luminary was the incredible Robin Friday, who retired from the game, aged just 25. Representing Reading and Cardiff City with distinction in the 1970s, the striker had numerous brushes with the law, battled addiction, was married three times, arrested for impersonating a policeman – more than once – and died of a heart attack when he was 38.

He once said to Reading manager Maurice Evans, “”I’m half your age and I’ve lived twice your life.” Robin Friday’s time on Earth, in a nutshell.

Reign of the Lionesses: How European Glory Changed Women's Football in England​

Reign of the Lionesses: How European Glory Changed Women's Football in England

Paperback
By Carrie Dunn

A unique insight into the fast-growing sport in England, exploring the evolution of the women’s game and a battle that’s been going on for over a century…

René Meulensteen: United, Sir Alex & Me: My Life In Football​

René Meulensteen: United, Sir Alex & Me: My Life In Football

Hardcover
By René Meulensteen

Under Sir Alex Ferguson Manchester United enjoyed unparalleled success. 

Dutch coach René Meulensteen was alongside the Scot for seven years…

Roy Keane: The Autobiography

Keane: The Autobiography

Paperback
By Roy Keane

A publishing phenomenon in hardback, Roy Keane’s autobiography was the biggest selling sports book of the year.

Roy Keane: The Second Half

Roy Keane: The Second Half

Hardcover
By Roy Keane, Roddy Doyle

This book is a personal odyssey, a mix of anecdote and reflection which re-evaluates the meaning of success…R

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