Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Tales From The Boot Camps, Paperback / softback Book

Tales From The Boot Camps Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

Description

'Claridge is not just a character...it's his utter inability to take football, or life, even remotely seriously which makes his book so entertaining' TOTAL SPORT'Ranks among the best football books of recent years' DAILY TELEGRAPHThe biography of Steve Claridge, as much a story of a Midlands cult hero as a vivid portrait of life in the lower divisions of English football. Away from the glamour and wall-to-wall coverage of the Premiership lies the reality, for the majority of fans and players, of British football.

From Claridge's early days with non-league Weymouth, to the Premiership with Leicester, and back to First-Division Portsmouth, TALES FROM THE BOOT CAMPS spans the lows of irregular salary payments and training sessions on dog-fouled carparks at Aldershot, and the highs of the last-minute win in a First Division play-off at Wembley, and on to the Premiership.

Controversial, itinerant, but popular wherever he has played, Claridge also talks frankly about his addiction to gambling.

Part biography, part autobiography, it is full of insight and dry wit, a unique portrait of British football.

Information

Other Formats

£9.99

£8.39

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops

Information

Also by Steve Claridge