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My Life in Football
When Trevor Brooking was still at school, the Essex-born teenager was one of the most eagerly pursued prospects in London, but he chose to go to West Ham United - the only club that was prepared to allow him to complete his studies - and so began a lifelong attachment to the Upton Park outfit. In 1967 he made his debut for the club, and went on to play for them until 1984, ...more
Published August 28th 2014 by Simon & Schuster UK
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Interesting as I was around for Trevor's career, and was even lucky enough to have met him on a few occasions. I remember many of the matches he enthuses about, and those he bemoans as I was there. As you would expect, it's very factual, and although it gives a good insight in to the FA and football in general, it contains no controversy. A true gentleman of the game.
I read Trevor's previous autobiography many years ago, so it was good to read the update and to see his thoughts on modern football. Trevor was never one to hit the he headlines so there aren't many (if any!) funny stories. Interesting read though.