Darkness and Light

Subtitle:
My Story
By:
Joe Thompson, with Alex Fenn
Price:
£18.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785314513
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
256

Description

Darkness and Light is a thrilling tale of survival against the odds. Joe Thompson overcame a troubled childhood to become a footballer, but was then diagnosed with cancer at 23. He beat the disease and continued his career, only for it to return three years later. He defeated cancer again and then made an astonishing comeback on the pitch.

Click here for article on the PFA website

About the author

Joe Thompson collaborated with Alec Fenn to tell his thrilling story. Alec is a staff writer for FourFourTwo magazine, who specialises in writing human-interest stories about compelling people and places within the game. He previously wrote a series of features for BBC Sport, exploring the physical and mental factors behind the performance of elite sportsmen. Alec's work has also been published in the Daily Mail and various other publications.