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On the Brink

Simon Hughes was on with Team 33 from Newstalk talking about his latest book, On the Brink.

Simon spoke to Gavin Cooney at Balls.ie about the links between football and politics in today's society. 

The FA Sunday Cup chatted to Simon Hughes about non-league football.

Aimee Lewis interviewed caught up with Simon ahead of Liverpool vs Manchester United for CNN, focusing on Jurgen Klopp's tenure at Anfield so far. 

There to be Shot At

Tony Coton was with Sky Sports, also looking ahead to the United vs Liverpool clash. 

Russian Winters

'His attention to detail and pursuit of self-betterment is clear throughout.' – Russian Football News review Russian Winters.

The Prince of Centre-Halves

To celebrate 100 years since the birth of 'T.G.' Jones, Rob Sawyer wrote a piece on the Prince of Centre-Halves for ToffeeWeb.

T.G. Jones at 100

12 October 2017 marks the centenary of the birth of Thomas George Ronald Jones in Queensferry, Flintshire. The tall, quiet son of a Connah’s Quay coal merchant would find his footballing feet at Wrexham F.C. but he would achieve immortality at Goodison Park. His first two initials, T.G. became synonymous with the art of cultured defensive play.In March 1936 the [...]

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There to be Shot AtTony Coton joined Jimmy Wagg on BBC Radio Manchester to discuss his new book There to be Shot at and his career in general. 'Simon Mullock of the Sunday Mirror has put together a remarkably candid and detailed story of Coton’s adventures in a 500-game career with Birmingham, Hereford United, Watford, Manchester City, Manchester United and Sunderland. [...]

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On the BrinkThe Guardian ran an extract of On the Brink, with Mayor Joe Anderson explaining the council's role in Everton's new stadium. The Liverpool Echo ran quotes from Simon's interview with Jurgen Klopp, including a German perspective on Brexit. Extract from the excellent 'On the Brink' by @Simon_Hughes__ as Klopp talks Brexit and life in Liverpool #LFC https://t.co/byay8oXTZM— [...]

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There to be Shot AtJames Ducker discusses the progress of injury treatment over the years in the Telegraph, focusing on the different ways Manchester City dealt with Tony Coton's leg break in 1995 and Ederson's recent collision with Sadio Mane. Ducker describes There to be Shot at as a 'riveting' autobiography. ESPN also ran an extract of There [...]

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From Delhi to the Den'Overall, the book, ghost-written by BBC journalist Owen Amos, is a crisp read which will not only be a part of the reading lists of fans interested in Indian football but will also be considered by general football lovers.' Goal.com review From Delhi to the Den.One of the leading figures in Asian football and head technical advisor [...]

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On the BrinkAuthor Simon Hughes appeared on the US Podacast USAnfield. The Independent looked into the story from On the Brink about how American financers trued to broker a Liverpool takeover for Chinese clients.Simon also appeared on local radio, both on Radio City and BBC Mersyside.The Liverpool Echo spoke to Simon about the reasons for Barcelona's pursuit of Coutinho on their Anfield Extra podcast. 'On [...]

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Happy Literacy Day!

“Literacy is a foundation to build a more sustainable future for all” – UNESCO Director-General.From an early age, reading was my lifeblood. Whether reading about making bread in The Little Red Hen, or enjoying the Famous Five’s next adventure, reading took me out of the real world and into one where anything was possible. This love of reading has [...]

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From Delhi to the DenBBC World Service were joined by Stephen Constantine. Stephen also joined Nihal Arthanayake on BBC Asian Network’s Big Debate.'Constantine deserves credit for providing a very human insight into the game of musical chairs that is football management' - The Football Pink review of From Delhi to the Den. Stephen talked to Gulf News about India’s rise through the rankings.Russian Winters'I [...]

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deCoubertin Books to publish On the Brink

‘A vivid and wise portrayal of football. For all the money washing around the sport, it is an incredibly fragile one, and this book reflects that, by travelling from the top table to the coal face. North West England provides a superb microcosm. This is reportage at its very best.' - Ian Herbert, Daily MailAs the days became shorter [...]

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