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Eric Judd is 39 and his girlfriend wants him to give up playing football. Eric (aka Mr Cleansheets) is a goalkeeping legend at his amateur Sydney club because in his youth he received a letter inviting him to trial with Manchester United. The letter said to “come when you’re ready” – and six days before his 40th birthday, Eric is finally ready.

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Paperback, 525 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Vulgar Press
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I don't normally do football books ... but I did do this football book. And it was a proper romp. It's the shaggiest of shaggy dog stories, and as twist piled upon twist, things came perilously close to juvenile time after time. But ... it works! There's such verve to it, the plotting is so skillful, and there's such a sense of joy bubbling away under the surface, that somehow Adrian Dean pulls it off. I'm sure there's a joke in there somewhere.
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Adrian Deans is a lawyer, journalist and novelist. He has been writing seriously for 25 years and in that time has seen his darkly comic speculative fiction stories gradually morph into darkly comic crime - and those were the stories finally accepted for publication. His novels, Mr Cleansheets (Vulgar Press, 2010) and Straight Jacket (High Horse, 2013) received some critical acclaim and Straight ...more
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