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Sol Campbell: The Authorised Biography

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Sol Searching takes us into the complex world of the England, Spurs and Arsenal legend Sol Campbell. In this frank and blistering account of a sporting life lived both in the soaring heights and in the darkest voids, Campbell traces his journey from the streets of East London, the FA School of Excellence and as a millionaire footballer for Tottenham and Arsenal, through ...more
Hardcover, 270 pages
Published March 10th 2014 by Spellbinding Media (first published March 3rd 2014)
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Alejandro Shirvani
Jul 26, 2014 Alejandro Shirvani rated it liked it
Written in a different style from the usual sporting biography, its a decent read, Sol is a more interesting character than most footballers, strong, opinionated, not in to the usual nonsense. Good to see things from Sol's perspective and understand how pathetic some of the hate he attracts is. Sol comes across well for me, I was impressed.
Chris Jones
Mar 21, 2014 Chris Jones rated it liked it
Interesting in parts but only because of the person it's based on. Written like a non fictional David Peace novel by the biographer with lots of detail in scenes and intersecting quotes from Sol. Interesting chapters on Notts County and his return to Arsenal. Once you've read it once that's it.
Dec 31, 2014 Stephen rated it it was ok
felt that this book was nothing special and not the best football biography out there and written a different way to the norm but felt just didn't work out in this format
Nov 08, 2015 Paul rated it liked it
Very insightful book. Gave me the opportunity to know about Sol Campbell. Definitely an interesting read.
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Shelves: sport, autobiography
insightful, but not much football content
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