The Second Half
'A masterpiece ... thoughtful and self-mocking, insightful and funny' THE TIMES'He's scarily extreme, dangerously provocative, oxy-acetylene forthright ... and hugely entertaining' SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY'Searingly honest' THE SUN'A thoroughly entertaining rampage' Matt Dickinson, THE TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEARNo.
1 bestselling memoir of Roy Keane, former captain of Manchester United and Ireland - co-written with Man Booker Prize-winner Roddy Doyle. In a stunning collaboration with Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle, Roy Keane gives a brutally honest account of his last days as a player, the highs and lows of his managerial career, and his life as an outspoken ITV pundit. 'Roy Keane's book is a masterpiece .
. . It may well be the finest, most incisive deconstruction of football management that the game has ever produced' Mail on Sunday'A genuine pleasure .
. . His thoughts on his players are humane, interesting, candid and never less than believable' The Times'The best things are the small things: regretting joining Ipswich when he discovered the training kit was blue; refusing to sign Robbie Savage because his answerphone message was rubbish; being appalled that his side had listened to an Abba song before playing football' Evening Standard'The book is brilliantly constructed, rattling along at breakneck speed .
. . full of self-deprecation .
. . a ruthless self-examination' Daily Telegraph
Format: Paperback / softback 320 pages
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson