From time to time we like to gather our thoughts on a particular football read and post them here. Below are a list of links to what passes as a review around these parts.

50 Teams that Mattered
by David Hartrick

Addicted
by Tony Adams

AFC Wimbledon: a Pictorial History
by Graham Moody

African Soccerscapes
by Peter Alegi

A Life Too Short
by Ronald Reng

And Gazza Misses the Final
by Rob Smyth and Scott Murray

A Strange Kind of Glory
by Eamon Dunphy

The A to Z of Football Hates
by Richard C. Foster

The Away End
by Dean Mansell

Behind the Curtain
by Jonathan Wilson

Bendelow and Kidd’s Dictionary of Football
Ian Bendelow and Jamie Kidd

Big Fry
by Barry Fry with Phil Rostron

Big Mal
by David Tossell

Boozing, Betting and Brawling: the Autobiography of Mel Sterland
by Mel Sterland with Nick Johnson

The Chairman’s Daughter
by Ian Plenderleith

Charlton Athletic: A Pictorial History
by David C. Ramzan

The Club
by Simon Akam

The Country of Football
by Paulo Fontes and Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda

Danish Dynamite
by Rob Smyth, Lars Eriksen and Mike Gibbons

The Evergreen in Red and White
by Steven Kay

The Far Corner
by Harry Pearson

Female Football Fans
by Carrie Dunn

Fever Pitch
by Nick Hornby

Football Lexicon
by David Woodhouse and John Leigh

Football’s Twelve Apostles
by Thomas Taw

From Graveyard to Ambition
by Phil Sumbler

From the Back Page to the Front Room
by Roger Domeneghetti

Futebol Nation
by David Goldblatt

The Game of our Lives
by David Goldblatt

Glory Glory
by Andy Mitten

Glory, Goals & Greed
by Joe Lovejoy

Graduation
by Richard Lee

Grobar
by James Moor

Haircuts and League Cups
by Daniel Ivery and Will Giles

Hard Case
by Jimmy Case

Hatters, Railwaymen and Knitters
by Daniel Gray

Heartland
by Anthony Cartwright

Hunting Grounds
by Gary Sutherland

I am the Secret Footballer

I am Zlatan Ibrahimović
by Zlatan Ibrahimović and David Lagercrantz

Immortal: The Approved Biography of George Best
by Duncan Hamilton

IBWM: The First Two Years

Inverting the Pyramid
by Jonathan Wilson

Kissing the Badge
by Phil Ascough

Left Foot in the Grave
by Garry Nelson

Living on the Volcano
by Michael Calvin

The Long Way
by A. E. Greb

Made in Sheffield
by Neil Warnock with Oliver Holt

The Manager
by Barney Ronay

The Man with Maradona’s Shirt
by Steve Hodge

Memorabilia
by Nick Richards

Moneyball
by Michael Lewis

My Autobiography
by Alex Ferguson

My Favourite Year
Edited by Nick Hornby

The Nowhere Men
by Michael Calvin

The Old Firm
by Bill Murray

Only a Game
by Eamon Dunphy

Orientation
by Adam Michie

Paradise Road
by Stephen O’Donnell

Pay As You Play
by Paul Tomkins, Graeme Reilly and Gary Futcher

Promised Land
by Anthony Clavane

Punk Football
by Jim Keoghan

Real Madrid & Barcelona: The Making of a Rivalry
by Elliott Turner

Red Card Roy
by Roy McDonough

Red or Dead
by David Peace

Roy Keane: the Second Half
by Roy Keane with Roddy Doyle

Scotball
by Stephen O’Donnell

The Smell of Football
by Mick Rathbone

Soccernomics / Why England Lose
by Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski

Sport in Capitalist Society
by Tony Collins

Sport Italia
by Simon Martin

The Sum of the Parts
by Jon Keen

Tales from the Secret Footballer

Tor!
by Uli Hesse

The Unfortunates
by B.S. Johnson

The Very Best of Pitch Invasion
edited by Tom Dunmore

Watford FC On This Day
by Matt Rowson

We Don’t Know What We’re Doing
by Adrian Chiles

When Football Came Home
by Michael Gibbons

Where’s Your Caravan?
by Chris Hargreaves

Wings of a Sparrow
by Dougie Brimson

York City: Fighting Back
by Dave Flett

You Are The Ref
by Paul Trevillion and Keith Hackett

If publishers would like to send us review copies of any forthcoming titles, then one of us will be more than happy to read them and offer our verdict on these pages. Email info@thetwounfortunates.com if you’re interested.

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