THE NEW THRILLER FROM THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR He turns the groaning Abbott over, puts the barrel of the gun to the back of his head. 'We're doing him a favour,' he says. 'I know a guy with a death-wish when I see one.' He pulls the trigger.
Robbie's My Life In Football harks back to a simpler time when fans and players shared the same story, and when the local boy really could dream of scoring a hat-trick for his home club when Saturday came.
This is a book about growing up in the '90s told through the thing that mattered most to me, the television programmes I watched. For my generation television was the one thing that united everyone. There were kids at my school who liked bands, kids who liked football and one weird kid who liked the French sport of petanque, however, we all loved Gladiators, Neighbours and Pebble Mill with Alan Titchmarsh (possibly not the third of these).'In his first memoir, Josh Widdicombe tells the story of a strange rural childhood, the kind of childhood he only realised was weird when he left home and started telling people about it.