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The Smell of Football by Phil Neville
The Smell of Football by Phil Neville
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5.0 out of 5 stars A real page-turner, 3 Aug 2011
I heard about this book from reading the five-star review in FourFourTwo, and so I got it straight away and I must say it doesn't disappoint. `Baz' gives a great insight into the world of football, having spent 35 years in the game as a player, physio and manager. What I also thought was really interesting and also quite surprising was the confidence issues he faced as a young player rising through the youth ranks to the first team of the club he supported as a boy, Birmingham City. The parts about his sensitivity to dressing-room banter from his teammates and his stage-fright at playing alongside his footballing hero Trevor Francis are particularly shocking. When reading the book you… Read more