Foreword by Peter Shilton OBE; Introduction; Chapter One: Only a Game; Chapter Two: Referees; Chapter Three: Managers; Chapter Four: Football Crazy Talk; Chapter Five: Say What?; Chapter Six: The Global Game; Chapter Seven: Funny Fans; Chapter Eight: Away from the Pitch; Chapter Nine: The Last Word.
Iain Spragg is a sports journalist and author who has written for The Daily Telegraph and The Times. His books are in the fields of sport and humour and include The Random History of Rugby, The Reduced History of Sex, The England Rugby Yearbook, Lewis Hamilton, Cristiano Ronaldo: The Ultimate Fan Book and the London's Strangest series. Stuart Reeves is a full-time researcher and writer and a keen collector of sports quotations. Adrian Clarke has experienced football at almost every level from the Premier League with Arsenal to the Isthmian League (with Hendon). After hanging up his boots to become a journalist and was briefly news editor of the Southend Evening Echo, before becoming a freelance sports writer, contributing to a number of national newspapers in the UK.He also has number of book-writing credits to his name.
"I couldn't settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country" (Ian Rush on life at Juventus) "I might be in a bit of a Skoda garage rather than a Mercedes garage, but I am telling you some old bangers don't half polish up great." (Ian Holloway)"