Footballers ‘Write’ Other Books

These days, any half-decent footballer will eventually become an ‘author’. But I trawled the backwaters of Amazon.co.uk to find some examples that might surprise you.

Tim Cahill – Pecked to Death by Ducks

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‘Tim Cahill lives the life of adventure we all wanted when we were kids’, Village Voice declare on the front cover of this nature classic. From Sydney to Millwall – yes, I see their point.

Joe Allen – Retirement: A No Fluff, Step-by-Step Guide To A Life Of Financial and Emotional Freedom

A bit premature for this, isn’t it Joe? Maybe he wrote this before the Euros.

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Tying the Knot: A Premarital Guide to a Strong and Lasting Marriage – Rob Green

He does like a long club stint but a safe pair of hands?

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Mini Farming: Mini Farming For Beginners – Anders Svensson

‘DIY Guide to Build a Self-sustainable Backyard’ – oh that’s what he was doing at Southampton. It all makes sense now.

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The Suggestion Book – edited by Duncan Ferguson

I’d hate to think what’s in there and I’m not even a referee.

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Personal Statements: How to Write a UCAS Personal Statement – Paul Telfer

That explains why Gordon Strachan kept signing him.

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Fight for Success – How to achieve any Goal Big or Small – Chris Sutton

SAS, then 1 in 28 games for Chelsea.

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Crate Training: The Complete Dog Training Guide – Learn How to Crate Train Your Puppy In 5 Days Or Less! – Kevin Nolan

He is Big Sam’s best friend, after all.

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Surprised by Laughter – Stephen Carr

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He always did have a good face for it.

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Cruel World – Joe Hart

Too easy. Too soon.

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Striker! – Steve Bruce

Oh wait, this really is the Steve Bruce.

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