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Life on the Line: How to Lose a Million and So Much More
Kevin Twaddle was a footballer who was always prepared to take a risk on the park but it was off it where he really gambled. The former Hearts, Motherwell and St Johnstone winger speaks openly for the first time about his secret betting addiction that saw him blow more than a million pounds and wrecked his football career. Kevin tells his harrowing story of what his ...more
ebook, 270 pages
Published September 1st 2012 by Black & White Publishing
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I read this as research. His story is certainly one that needs to be told, though I didn't feel that it was told in enough depth for me. The book was disjointed and important details, such as the effect of gambling on his family and child, were added near the end of the book rather then being woven into the narrative. I came away feeling that the book needed to be much tighter. Regardless, Twaddle is brave to have been honest about the depths of his gambling addiction.