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Jeffanory: Stories from Beyond Soccer Saturday

Jeff Stelling

8 Reviews

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True stories, Prose: non-fiction, Football (Soccer, Association football)

TV's most popular sports broadcaster returns with the funniest and maddest stories from the unhinged world of football.

Are you sitting comfortably? Then Jeff will begin... Jeff returns with a Jackanory-style, football-flavoured narrative which gathers together the funniest, weirdest, most tragic, most heart-warming, under-the-radar stories of the football season. The book is stuffed to the gunnels with behind-the-scenes revelations, opinions and personal anecdotes from Jeff, and has a strong leaning towards the absurdities of both the highest levels and the grass-roots of the game. From the Macclesfield goalkeeper booked for using a golf tee to take his goal kicks, to the unintelligible ranting and raving of South American dictator chairmen. Let Jeff be your trusted guide through the madness of the football season, and let Jeffanory supply you with a veritable treasure trove of great anecdotes to take to the pub.

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Praise for Jeffanory: Stories from Beyond Soccer Saturday

  • Football fans will love this book - Darlington & Stockton Times

  • Stelling weaves in his well-fomed opinions on the game - East Lothian News

  • It will give you a football fix to keep you going - Southern Daily Echo

  • Saturday footy would be lost without anchorman Jeff Stelling. Here, he shoes how Soccer Saturday became the weekend's unlikely television highlight - Shortlist

  • "a fascinating peek behind the scenes ... such an enjoyable read" - FourFourTwo magazine

  • Fast-paced, laddish and written to amuse, this is the story of a happy man doing a great job very well - When Saturday Comes

  • An absorbing read - Sunday Express

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