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On the Brink

Author 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 the Brink isn’t the most uplifting book you’ll read this year but it offers a fascinating survey of north-west life and football in the 21st century.’ Of Pitch and Page review.

Simon was interviewed by The News & Star. 

The Independent ran two extracts of On the Brink, one focused on Manchester City's network of clubs, and one focusing on the end of the spectrum, a Sunday League journey with Home Bargains FC

The Second Captains team welcomed Simon on to their podcast, and so did the Anfield Wrap

The i Paper ran an extract of On the Brink, concentrating on the legendary Fletcher Moss Rangers. 

From Delhi to the Den

'Of course I was interested. North Korea had a great team.' The i Paper had a chat with Stephen Constantine. 

There to be Shot At

The Birmingham Mail covered the the extract of There to be Shot at from the Mail on Sunday. 

Russian Winters

‘A fascinating career tale where he pulls no punches about fellow professionals’ – The Sports Journalist Association review Russian Winters.

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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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Why We Write - Tim Rich

Tim Rich is the ghost writer for Ron Atkinson's The Manager and Andrei Kanchelskis' Russian Winters. Here, Tim talked to us about that experience.  The writing I do is pre-figured by the word ‘ghost’. The first two books I have written for deCoubertin have seen me in front of a keyboard for hours upon end and [...]

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Why We Write - Andrei Kanchelskis

Russian Winters tells the story of Andrei Kanchelskis, the only man to have scored in a Manchester, Merseyside and Glasgow derby. Here Andrei describes what made him want to write his new autobiography. My new book, called Russian Winters, is my third and they were all done for different reasons. When I was still a Manchester United [...]

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