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Football Book Club
Like your books a little less Dickens, a little 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 and named one of Esquire's best podcasts of 2020. Described as “pretty funny” by Darren Huckerby.
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4.4 stars from 61 ratings
I have just binged 5 eps in one day. It’s so cheerful, interesting and funny… Edit; disappointed by the betting advertisements. It’s an addiction that bankrupts people and ruins families. These companies prey upon vulnerable people for quick serotonin fixes. Please rethink your sponsors.
Pandini via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/09/21
Brilliant Podcast
Great show that reviews obscure footballer autobiographies & keeps me laughing while i'm working from home. It's less Alfred Tennyson more Barry Venison.Read full review »
Stubert8 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/06/21
Fedra F. via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 03/30/21
Recent Episodes
Suited and booted, the book club gather for the glitziest night in the footballing autobiography calendar - The Football Book Club End of Season Awards. We're dishing out prizes to the best, worst and weirdest moments of the books we've read this series, with some highlights from the show along...
Published 06/07/21
The greatest literary trilogy of our time draws to a close with Michael's genuinely explosive, 2019 book 'Reboot'. Featuring Michael taking shots at Newcastle, England failures and Darius Vassell, Michael's newfound love of swearing, and we finally get some closure on Michael's relationships with...
Published 05/31/21
The Michael Owen trilogy continues, as we read Michael's 2006 book 'Off The Record'. Featuring Kevin Keegan drama, more unexpected Sander Westerveld trivia, and we try to get to the bottom of whether Michael Owen has David Beckham's phone number or not.   See for privacy and...
Published 05/24/21
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