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    DescriptionWho is The Secret Footballer? His identity is jealously guarded by just a handful of people. But whoever he is - and whoever he plays for - he is always honest, always fearless and always opinionated. This genuine story of one player's career is a unique combination of considered analysis, tell-all gossip and the joys and frustrations that only someone who plays the game at the highest levels can really feel. From the realities of racism and depression, to the pleasure and pain of sky-high salaries and the scandals of Christmas parties, The Secret Footballer reveals everything you need to know about the beautiful (and not so beautiful) game.


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    Title
    I am the Secret Footballer
    Subtitle
    Lifting the Lid on the Beautiful Game
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anonymous
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 238
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 259 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780852653081
    ISBN 10: 0852653085
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: BM, WSJA
    BISAC V2.8: SPO015000
    DC23: 796.334092
    Thema V1.0: DNC, SFBC
    Publisher
    Guardian Books
    Imprint name
    Guardian Books
    Publication date
    10 September 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    The Secret Footballer is probably the Guardian's most-read and most-discussed columnist.
    Review quote
    "This is better than any turgid football biography on the bookshelves and well worth seeking out" Sunday Business Post "A recklessly honest read that pairs huilty pleasure gossip with a moral compass, as TSF is force-fed a lifestyle that comes with being a Premier League footballer" Loaded "Not since the days of the great super-injuctions has the identity of an anonymous sports star cause as much speculation as that surrounding the mysterious author of the Guardian column, The Secret Footballer, which has been running in the paper for the last 18 months" Choice magazine "A hugely insightful and opinionated commentary on the modern game" Morning Star Online