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Clive Allen

‘Robbie Keane and Jermain Defoe were particularly tireless in their pursuit of improving. As a former striker, I had a really good rapport with them.’ Clive Allen in conversation with The Coaches’ Voice on his time working at Tottenham as part of Harry Redknapp’s coaching staff.

Clive admitted that he would loved to have tested himself in Italian football during his peak years during this interview with The Football Ramble’s Andy Brassell.

Clive also joined the guys on The Last Word on Spurs podcast to discuss his autobiography and his affiliation with the club. (£)


Colin Grainger

‘I liked John Lennon. He seemed down to earth somehow. And Ringo, well, he were a bit of an idiot – he had a dinky toy and he were saying, “I’ve got a car, I’ve got a car.” I thought: “You dozy bugger”.’ Colin Grainger reflects on a life in football and music with Simon Hart in the Daily Mail

‘… When I finished the Singing Winger, I put it straight on my bookshelf.’ Johnny Keen of It’s Round and It’s White on The Singing Winger

Colin’s ghostwriter Hyder Jawad joined Tim Caple on his Talking Sports Books show to discuss the making of the autobiography. 

‘When you walk out at Wembley, you come out up the tunnel and all of a sudden the crowd just start to cheer. It were wonderful.’ Colin reminisces on his days as an England international, playing in front of a packed house at Wembley in the 1950s, on ITV.

Per Mertesacker

‘His story is one of triumph over adversity as he defied medical and family verdicts to scale the very pinnacle of football.’ Eric Brown of the Sports Journalists’ Association reviews BFG. 


Per Mertesacker picked a mixture of former Arsenal and Germany teammates in his perfect XI for FourFourTwo magazine.


Chaos is a Friend of Mine

‘In extracts from his new book on Conor McGregor, Ewan MacKenna charts the early determination of the fighter to succeed, and his later fall from grace in the octagon.’ Extracts of Chaos is a Friend of Mine in the Irish Independent. (£)


Money Can’t Buy Us Love

‘This painstakingly researched history by Everton’s official statistician will be welcomed not only by Goodison fans but by all those devotees of football in a vibrant decade for the game.’ Eric Brown of the Sports Journalists’ Association on Money Can’t Buy Us Love.


There She Goes

‘I remember a mate of mine, quite a left thinking person, said one night “Why does everybody hate Thatcher? Is it just the cool thing to do?”’ Simon Hughes explains his reasoning for writing There She Goes to James Johnson of The Malestrom in this fascinating interview


Keeper of Faith

‘The game is big, its supply of stories almost endless, the urge to tell them strong. Tatenda Taibu’s is among the most extraordinary. Keeper of Faith offers the true power of a remarkable life, more hidden than it should be.’ John Hotten of Wisden on Tatenda Taibu’s autobiography


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