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Like your books less Dickens, more Dickov? Football Book Club gets stuck into the true classics of the literary world - footballers’ autobiographies. As recommended by BBC Five Live, The Athletic, The Sunday Times and named one of Esquire's best comedy podcasts around right now. Described as “pretty funny” by Darren Huckerby.
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Football Book Club The Football Book Club

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    • 4.0 • 5 Ratings

Like your books less Dickens, more Dickov? Football Book Club gets stuck into the true classics of the literary world - footballers’ autobiographies. As recommended by BBC Five Live, The Athletic, The Sunday Times and named one of Esquire's best comedy podcasts around right now. Described as “pretty funny” by Darren Huckerby.
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    Darius Vassell's 'The Road To Persia'

    Darius Vassell's 'The Road To Persia'

    The road to The Road To Persia is almost complete. Which means it's time to finally read the rarest footballer's autobiography of them all - Darius Vassell's. Featuring missed penalties, Sven's eulogies, drill mishaps and Trevor Sinclair going all Jackie Chan. Plus Disney princesses, Darius's mantras and we find out what's on David O'Leary's iPod.
    FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @footiebookclub
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    JOIN THE FOOTBALL BOOK CLUB *CLUB*: www.patreon.com/footballbookclub

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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Story Time 2: Sturrock Vs Mpenza & Secret Agent Steve Ogrizovic

    Story Time 2: Sturrock Vs Mpenza & Secret Agent Steve Ogrizovic

    It's time for another round of Story Time, as the Book Club bring to the group some of their favourite football stories past or present. This week, Emile Mpenza takes Paul Sturrock to court, an eventful fixture between Albania and Iceland, and Steve Ogrizovic may or may not be in central Asia. Plus Jack takes us back to 1915 and James Boughen makes an unwelcome discovery.
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    • 48 min
    Rob Lee's 'Come In Number 37' (ft. Jonny Sharples)

    Rob Lee's 'Come In Number 37' (ft. Jonny Sharples)

    Twitter legend Jonny Sharples is a huge Rob Lee fan. So much so he owns two copies of his autobiography. However, he's never actually read it... Until now! Join us for Keegan v Tony Blair head tennis, Rob's high hopes for Diego Gavilan, and Nobby Solano's llama. Plus Noel's House Party, the time Jonny met Duncan Ferguson, and we find out why the book is like How I Met Your Mother.
    FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @footiebookclub
    INSTAGRAM: @footballbookclub
    JOIN THE FOOTBALL BOOK CLUB *CLUB*: www.patreon.com/footballbookclub

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Gary Lineker's Favourite Football Stories

    Gary Lineker's Favourite Football Stories

    It's our 53rd-book-celebration-spectacular! And to mark the occasion, we're reading 90s relic 'Gary Lineker's Favourite Football Stories' - a book we're fairly sure Gary had absolutely zero involvement in. Featuring some of Gary's (allegedly) favourite football-themed short stories, including ghost dogs, giant children, mysterious flashers and the football equivalent of 1984. Plus James's weird dreams and Ken Zong channels Mario Winans.
    FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @footiebookclub
    INSTAGRAM: @footballbookclub
    JOIN THE FOOTBALL BOOK CLUB *CLUB*: www.patreon.com/footballbookclub

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Neil Ruddock's 'Hell Razor' (ft. Kevin Day)

    Neil Ruddock's 'Hell Razor' (ft. Kevin Day)

    Joining the Book Club this week is comedian, Crystal Palace fan and co-host of the brilliant Price Of Football podcast, Kevin Day. Kevin chose Neil Ruddock's 1999 classic 'Hell Razor' for the club to read, a book which contains a jellied eel feast with Javier Vargas, Steve Sedgley sticking wine gums up his nostrils, and Alan Sugar secretly recording Neil's phonecalls. Plus Jamie Redknapp, Nietzsche, and we find out exactly what happens when you give Razor £500.
    FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @footiebookclub
    INSTAGRAM: @footballbookclub
    JOIN THE FOOTBALL BOOK CLUB *CLUB*: www.patreon.com/footballbookclub

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    How Frank Is Frank Lampard's 'Totally Frank'?

    How Frank Is Frank Lampard's 'Totally Frank'?

    In 2006, Chelsea legend Frank Lampard released his autobiography 'Totally Frank'. And, sixteen years later, we're finally asking the question on everyone's lips... Just how frank is it? Featuring naked conversations with José Mourinho, his mortal enemy Adrian Mutu, and his true feelings about his West Ham days. Plus Frank Lampard's interview speak in book form and we reveal what's REALLY written on those little notes subs bring onto the pitch.
    FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @footiebookclub
    INSTAGRAM: @footballbookclub
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    • 1 hr 15 min

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