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Sunday Times bestseller

Ian Wright, Arsenal legend, England striker and TV pundit extraordinaire, is one of the most interesting and relevant figures in modern football.

His journey from a South London council estate to national treasure is everybody's dream. From Sunday morning football directly to Crystal Palace; from 'boring, boring Arsenal' to inside the Wenger Revolution; from Saturday afternoons on the pitch to Saturday evenings on primetime television; from a week in prison to inspiring youth offenders, Ian will reveal all about his extraordinary life and career.

Ian will also frankly discuss how retirement affects footballers, why George Graham deserves a statue, social media, why music matters, breaking Arsenal's goal-scoring record, racism, the unadulterated joy of playing alongside Dennis Bergkamp and, of course, what he thinks of Tottenham.

Not a standard footballer's autobiography, Ian Wright's memoir is a thoughtful and gripping insight into a Highbury Hero and one of the greatest sports stars of recent years.

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 10716 KB
  • Print Length: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Constable (22 Sept. 2016)
  • Sold by:  Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01I57LV2A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

Customer Reviews

Ian was remembered for playing very deep as a palace strike and then when the ball was released to him he would run the length of a pitch like a speed train with the ball and would slot …

 on 1 February 2018
By Benyamin
Ian provides transparent information that allows novices of the footballing world to learn about the culture of football, the running of the club along with life on the training ground.

Wright not wrong

 on 18 April 2017
By Jambro
I am not a fan of Greenwich Borough, Crystal Palace, Arsenal, West Ham, Celtic, Burnley but after this book I am a fan of Ian Wright. I listen to him on Five Live and feel he treats everybody with a very human touch. A lot of football autobiographies these days you know already seem to know all about the story. A great read well worth the money

An honest account

 on 24 February 2018
By Adam Smith
Read this and Ian came across very honest. From his upbringing in London and the pitfalls he could have fallen in. His relationships and the mistakes he has made and the lessons he has learnt. He also gives good accounts of his times at Palace, Arsenal etc and what it was like to play for different managers. He also delves in to life after football and the regrets of some of the tv stuff he agreed to. He is one of the better pundits on match of the day and what you see is what you get

A superb read for any football fan

 on 15 October 2017
By Amazon Customer
I’ve followed Ian’s career from his Palace days through to the Arsenal times as those were my two favourite clubs.

A great insight

 on 6 July 2018
By John Ryan
Ian Wright is a national treasure. I never heard of him before the Palace cup final when he blasted into the pitch. I love his punditry on England and Arsenal. He just says it as we feel it. This is an honest account of a near perfect footballer who by his own admission is nowhere near a perfect man. It’s insightful, educational, passionate and honest which I believe sums up the man himself. What more can I say exceot “Ian Wright Wright Wright”

Enjoyable read even if you’re not mad about football.

 on 9 February 2017
By juanita
I really enjoyed this book. Ian writes as he finds. As someone who is of a similar age there are so many references to things I remember. I’m not a huge football fan but I read this book quickly and I have since lent it out to my football mad friends. Well done Ian, you tell it as it was.

Brilliant read!

 on 8 June 2017
By Jim Rids
This is the best football book I’ve ever read . He’s honest and open and his story is pretty amazing. What sets it apart from other football books is the structure and way It’s told. It’s not the usual format and it really works and makes a fantastic read.

The Wright Stuff!

 on 22 November 2017
By MR T ALLEN
Just read the book covering the whole spectrum of Ian’s life which has been varied to say the least, but truly interesting. Of course his football career takes centre stage, and as he states, as a player you either liked him or not. I liked him and admired his successful football career both at club and international level, that is other than when playing against the club I support.

Excellent read

 on 7 July 2017
By Big Trip
Always thought Ian Wright was,arrogant,big headed,possibly self opinionated,how wrong I was ,best football book I have ever read,straight from the soul.many thanks Ian. A fan.
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