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roy of the rovers autobiography

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by doc, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. doc

    doc Active Member

    most laugh out loud read in years , carer ended in his fifties

    borrowed from library may go buy a copy
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  3. Agent_W

    Agent_W Active Member

    The bloke who wrote that used to be in the Cleaners from Venus, who a lot of people won't remember. His book "Lost In Music" is pretty good.
  4. doc

    doc Active Member

    ah there's no credit in the copyright and wasn't sure if the ghostwriter at the back fictional.

    has the all the last second goals as the ref about to whistle full time, apart from the season relegated, blackie gray portrayed as thick , kidnappings every tour and losing to the guards apart from the year of being blown up. players playing at 50yr old and taking ashtrays onto the pitch in the 1950s, 60s. roy being an expert plumber and electrician as an apprentice.

    now reading ben eltons one about legalising drugs
  5. doc

    doc Active Member

    cheers, giles smith though not on his wiki page
    one of the reviews points out misses out the boycott and Spandau ballet years

    there's a bio by mick Collins too
  6. Rover

    Rover Member

    If you want to feel a little warmer read " Master of Thin Air" by Andrew Lock. The foreword is by Peter Hillary.

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