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Faith of Our Families

'Not only a captivating book, but it is also the ultimate Everton gift.' The Dixie Dean Hotel blog on Faith of our Families. Also included as recommended Everton literature were The Cannonball Kid and Harry Catterick: The Untold Story of a Football Great.

'A fascinating read.' It’s Round and it’s White review Faith of Our Families.

Arsenal: The Complete Record

Co-author Josh James joined Andrew Mangan on the Arseblog podcast. 

Running Man

'Riise's book, Running Man, contains one of the most revealing sporting stories to be told this year.' Ian Ladyman of the Daily Mail chatted to John Arne Riise about his new autobiography.

Ticket to the Moon

The Stoke Sentinel took an extract from Ticket to the Moon, focusing on Mike Pejic's career-threatening injury while at Aston Villa. 

Toshack’s Way

'I’ll never forget what Shanks said to me when I signed,' he [Toshack] recalled. 'Welcome to Liverpool, son. You’ve left Sunday School and you’ve come to church. And that was his way of welcoming me to Anfield.' Graeme MacPherson of the Herald chatted to John Toshack.

Dermot Corrigan of ESPN spoke to John about Gareth Bale and the politics surrounding the Real Madrid manager's role. 

61 Minutes in Munich

'If you are told you’re something often enough, you begin to believe it. Eventually, you become it. Racism can institutionalize not only the person being racist but the person on the receiving end... racism imprisons you and it’s incredibly difficult to escape.' Michael Walker in the Irish Times on Howard Gayle's experience of racism in English football in the 80s and the parallels today. 

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Running Man'I sit now watching TV, watching players and I think, "How on earth are you playing in the Premier League?" That’s because I’m thinking to myself: "I can still play. Give me three months of pre-season, of working hard and I’ll be playing at that level, because you’re shit."' John Arne Riise sat down with Felix Keith [...]

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England: The Complete Record'This book takes an in-depth and comprehensive look at the last 145 years of the national team, with every ounce of information and statistical analysis you could hope for.' The Malestrom adds England: The Complete Record to their Christmas wish list.'Authors Philip Ross and Jack Gordon Brown have collaborated to produce the [...]

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From Delhi to the Den'To respect the people, respect the country and then try to marry my football to that. Because you can’t change someone’s culture. You can try and change their habits, but not their culture.' Stephen Constantine discussed life as India manager with the Coaches' Voice. https://t.co/idUHm0CwzL— StephenConstantine (@StephenConstan) November 18, 2018 Toshack’s Way'Ultimately ‘Toshack’s Way’ is much [...]

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Caught Beneath the Landslide'The distance the club [Man City] have travelled is brilliantly chronicled by the journalist Tim Rich (once of this parish) in his new book Caught Beneath The Landslide.' Jim White of the Telegraph writes about the changing times for Manchester City, going from losing 2-1 at home to Mansfield 20 years ago to being champions of England [...]

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Arsenal: The Complete Record'From the iconic Arsenal photographs on the front and back covers, this book is a work of art. The three men who put this together are passionate about getting the the facts and statistics about The Arsenal spot on and they have achieved that with this beautiful record of everything Arsenal.' Gunnerstown on Arsenal: The Complete Record. Arsenal [...]

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Life in a Jungle'It is a lot of death for one man to cope with. He later got involved with things he would regret. If his explanation still seems a little implausible, perhaps he can be partially excused. It’s not often in this job that you interview someone who has killed people.'  Alan Pattullo sat down with Bruce [...]

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Life in a Jungle'How many people did I kill? I couldn’t tell you.' Donald McRae sat down with Bruce Grobbelaar for the Guardian. So Cheshire ran an article about Nantwich Bookshop’s event with Bruce in December.

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Life in a JungleBruce Grobbelaar was on ITV Granada with Mike Hall, and Radio City Talk with Steve Hothersall. "If I hadn't had football I would've been a mess."Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar talks of the horrors of war and how football saved him. He served in the Rhodesian Bush War in the 1970s after being conscripted [...]

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Binman Chronicles'There’s too much technical coaching now,' he says. 'They coach the sh** out of people. You’re worth £200k a week and you can’t make a decision? If I don’t trust you – why are you playing? Nurses earn £18k a year and they take vital decisions every day.' – The Daily Mirror interviewed Neville Southall by his broken down [...]

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