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Jeffanory: Stories from Beyond Soccer Saturday

Stories from Beyond the Videprinter

By Jeff Stelling

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TV's most popular sports broadcaster returns with the funniest and maddest stories from the unhinged world of football.

Are you sitting comfortably? Then Jeff will begin ... The universally-loved, award-winning host of Sky Sports' Soccer Saturday and Channel 4's Countdown, and author of the bestselling Jelleyman's Thrown a Wobbly, returns with a Jackanory-style, football-flavoured narrative which gathers together the funniest, weirdest, most tragic, most heart-warming, under-the-radar stories of the football season. The book is stuffed to the gunnels with behind-the-scenes revelations, opinions and personal anecdotes from Jeff, and has a strong leaning towards the absurdities of both the highest levels and the grass-roots of the game. From the Macclesfield goalkeeper booked for using a golf tee to take his goal kicks, to the unintelligible ranting and raving of South American dictator chairmen. Let Jeff be your trusted guide through the madness of the football season, and let Jeffanory supply you with a veritable treasure trove of great anecdotes to take to the pub

Biographical Notes

Jeff Stelling is a lifelong supporter of his hometown side, Hartlepool United. He was a presenter on LBC's Sportswatch programme in the early 1980s before moving to BBC Radio 2's Sport on 2. He later spent time as a sports newsreader before moving to Sky in 1992 to present coverage of horse racing, snooker and darts. Three years later Jeff became presenter of what is now called Soccer Saturday. In 2010 he was voted Sports Broadcast Journalist of the Year for the fifth year running, and he has also been the presenter of Channel 4's Countdown programme. In 2011 he started hosting Sky Sport's coverage of the Champions League

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  • ISBN: 9780755363476
  • Publication date: 09 May 2013
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Headline
'Football fans will love this book' — Darlington & Stockton Times
'It will give you a football fix to keep you going' — Southern Daily Echo
'Stelling weaves in his well-fomed opinions on the game' — East Lothian News
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