'The best parts of it come after meltdown in Saipan where the writer's short, staccato accounts of each of Ireland's games in Japan and Korea are thrilling, even though anyone reading knows exactly what's coming next' (The Sunday Tribune The Sunday Tribune
'Compulsive reading' (Killarney Advertiser)
About the Author
Paul Howard helps Ross O'Carroll-Kelly to write his autobiographical series, now consisting of four titles, largely because Ross can't really write, roysh? Find out more at http://www.obrien.ie/ross.
He is also the author of the bestselling prison expose, The Joy, and co-author of Celtic Warrior, the autobiography of boxer Steve Collins.
A former Sports Journalist of the Year, Paul is the chief sports writer for the Sunday Tribune. He covered the World Cup in Japan and Korea in 2002, and the rugby World Cup in Australia in 2003, for the newspaper. His account of the Irish soccer squad, The Gaffers, Mick McCarthy, Roy Keane and the Team they Built, was a bestseller in autumn 2002.