The Team for Me : Fifty Years of Following Hearts Hardback
by Mike Smith
Does your life revolve around your football team? Does your team's result on a Saturday make or break your weekend?
Would you leave your wife on the day she's due to give birth to go to a cup final 140 miles away? Or miss your daughter's fourth birthday because you're in Madrid for a UEFA Cup tie?
If so, this book is for you. The Team For Me is a personal reflection of the joy and heartache of football from a fan's perspective.
Written by a Hearts supporter of 50 years' standing (and occasionally falling over), its tales will hit home among fans of any and every club - from the Saturday-morning feeling of anticipation to regaling your children with what it means to follow your club; from pre-match rituals to hammering your arch-rivals in a cup final.
Fans who grew up in the 60s and 70s will also revel in memories of half-time scoreboards, dashing to the local newsagent at 5.30pm on a Saturday for a copy of the ink-stained 'Football Special' edition, and of collecting football cards to swap with your pals.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 208 pages, Includes colour picture section
- Publisher: Pitch Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 31/08/2018
- Category: Memoirs
- ISBN: 9781785314278