Bottled

Subtitle:
English Football's Boozy Story
By:
Benjamin Roberts
Price:
£12.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785315220
Format:
Paperback
Size:
216 x 138
Pages:
288

Description

Bottled tells the story of English football's complicated relationship with booze through the experiences of those at the sharp end, from George Best and Paul Gascoigne to Tony Adams and Paul Merson - and many others who escaped the headlines. Is a footballing career a risk factor? And what can the football industry do to help its fallen heroes?

Click here for BBC Sussex interview

About the author

Benjamin Roberts is the author of Gunshots & Goalposts: The Story of Northern Irish Football, a robust examination which alights everywhere from Peter Doherty to Ian Paisley. Benjamin's work has featured on Tifo Football, Box To Box Football and World Football Index websites. In his spare time you will find him wandering the footpaths of East Sussex and sternly warning his cats he needs an extra hour in bed.