Season 5

Roy Keane vs Mick McCarthy Pt. 2
February 19, 2024x
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1:14:5968.66 MB

Roy Keane vs Mick McCarthy Pt. 2

After the drama of Mick McCarthy's 2002 World Cup Diary a fortnight ago, it's time for Roy Keane's side of the story, as we read the Manchester United legend's explosive 2002 book 'Keane: The Autobiography'. Joining us to read it is the brilliant comedian and comedy writer, as well as host of The W...

Roy Keane vs Mick McCarthy Pt. 1
February 05, 2024x
12
1:15:3869.25 MB

Roy Keane vs Mick McCarthy Pt. 1

We're heading back to 2002 where, over on an island in Japan, the Irish World Cup camp is about to be rocked by a heavyweight clash for the ages - Roy Keane vs Mick McCarthy. Once and for all we're going to find out who was right, who was wrong and most importantly, who wrote the better book about ...

Story Time 3: Cyril the Swan Goes On The Rampage & Taylor Swift Charms Corinthians
January 22, 2024x
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54:0349.5 MB

Story Time 3: Cyril the Swan Goes On The Rampage & Taylor Swift Charms Corinthians

It's time once more for everyone's favourite Football Book Club spin-off - Story Time! Previously only available to members of the Football Book Club *Club*, now everyone can enjoy our New Year's Day collection of loosely-football related stories, including brawling mascots, Romanian World Cup mish...

Alan Brazil's 'There's An Awful Lot of Bubbly in Brazil' (ft. Beef and Dairy Network's Ben Partridge)
January 08, 2024x
10
1:18:0971.55 MB

Alan Brazil's 'There's An Awful Lot of Bubbly in Brazil' (ft. Beef and Dairy Network's Ben Partridge)

Crack open a bottle! Because it's the first episode of 2024 and we're celebrating by reading Alan Brazil's champagne-laden, 2006 memoir 'There's An Awful Lot of Bubbly In Brazil'. Joining us to read it is podcasting royalty and star of Beef and Dairy Network & Three Bean Salad - Ben Partridge, ...

Frank Lampard's 'Frankie's Magic Football: The Great Santa Race'
December 11, 2023x
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1:16:4370.24 MB

Frank Lampard's 'Frankie's Magic Football: The Great Santa Race'

It's (almost) Christmas! So what better at this time of year than for the Book Club to sit down around the log fire with a copy of Chelsea legend Frank Lampard's children's classic 'Frankie's Magic Football: The Great Santa Race'. Frank wrote *twenty* books in the 'Frankie's Magic Football' series ...

Theo Walcott's 'Growing Up Fast' (ft. Dane Baptiste)
November 27, 2023x
8
1:16:5170.36 MB

Theo Walcott's 'Growing Up Fast' (ft. Dane Baptiste)

The brilliant comedian Dane Baptiste (Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo, BAMOUS) has been pushed to therapy by years of supporting Arsenal. So let's see how he holds up when he joins us to read ex-Arsenal and Southampton hero Theo Walcott's 2011 classic 'Growing Up Fast'. Written when he was just 2...

More of Gary Lineker's Favourite Football Stories
November 13, 2023x
7
1:13:2867.27 MB

More of Gary Lineker's Favourite Football Stories

Almost two years after we read Gary's first compilation of loosely-football related short stories, we've tracked down the sequel - the imaginatively named 'More of Gary Lineker's Favourite Football Stories'. And, somehow, it's even madder than the first. Featuring ghost grandpas, Tudor football-org...

Coleen Rooney's 'Welcome To My World'
October 30, 2023x
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1:06:1860.7 MB

Coleen Rooney's 'Welcome To My World'

James in on holiday, so Tash is taking the reins for a Football Book Club first, as we read a book by a true quadruple threat. WAG, fashion icon, detective and Tash's inspiration - it's the one and only Coleen Rooney. She might have a new book and a TV series out, but we're heading back to 2007 to ...

Teddy Sheringham's 'Teddy' (ft. Charlie Eccleshare)
October 16, 2023x
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1:12:4866.66 MB

Teddy Sheringham's 'Teddy' (ft. Charlie Eccleshare)

The Athletic's Spurs correspondent and star of Football Clichés, Charlie Eccleshare joins us this week to read modern day Spurs legend Teddy Sheringham's 1998 autobiography 'Teddy'. Featuring Teddy winning the treble, run-ins with a baseball bat wielding Sir Alan Sugar, and struggles as part of Oss...

Pierluigi Collina's 'The Rules of the Game'
October 02, 2023x
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1:10:5064.86 MB

Pierluigi Collina's 'The Rules of the Game'

Football Book Club venture into new territory this week, as we read our first ever referee's autobiography. And who else to introduce us to the genre, but the most iconic ref of them all - Pierluigi Collina. Featuring Pierluigi on World Cup finals, Champions League finals, and a Serie C match where...