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Re: GAA books
« Reply #225 on: October 07, 2017, 12:08:15 PM »
I was fortunate to meet Gooch at Old Trafford a few years ago,and a nicer more humble lad you couldn't wish to meet.

I have read probably at least a hundred sports biographies,and have never once read the word f..k in any of them,until this one.

While I'm not naive to think the lad never swears,I think it is wholly unnecessary in print,and reflects poorly on other wide fascinating narratives
Roy Keanes had an odd one in it. 

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« Reply #226 on: October 07, 2017, 01:23:09 PM »
The Pursuit of Perfection by Cormac's brother, Dónal Mc Anallen, had me in bits -- a very well written, though extremely harrowing, and brutally honest, account of our erstwhile captain.
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« Reply #227 on: October 07, 2017, 02:58:10 PM »
I was fortunate to meet Gooch at Old Trafford a few years ago,and a nicer more humble lad you couldn't wish to meet.

I have read probably at least a hundred sports biographies,and have never once read the word f..k in any of them,until this one.

While I'm not naive to think the lad never swears,I think it is wholly unnecessary in print,and reflects poorly on other wide fascinating narratives
Roy Keanes had an odd one in it.

I've read dozen of sports autobiographies, and theyve all had their fair share of F words.

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Re: GAA books
« Reply #228 on: October 08, 2017, 12:23:53 AM »
I was fortunate to meet Gooch at Old Trafford a few years ago,and a nicer more humble lad you couldn't wish to meet.

I have read probably at least a hundred sports biographies,and have never once read the word f..k in any of them,until this one.

While I'm not naive to think the lad never swears,I think it is wholly unnecessary in print,and reflects poorly on other wide fascinating narratives
Roy Keanes had an odd one in it.

I've read dozen of sports autobiographies, and theyve all had their fair share of F words.
When you say autobiographies you mean the drivel ghost written by the local reformed alcoholic has been journalist
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Re: GAA books
« Reply #229 on: October 09, 2017, 09:05:11 AM »
The Pursuit of Perfection by Cormac's brother, Dónal Mc Anallen, had me in bits -- a very well written, though extremely harrowing, and brutally honest, account of our erstwhile captain.

I bought her dad this book for his birthday, he cried reading the back!!! Hasn't stopped thanking me for it since, says its a great read

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« Reply #230 on: October 09, 2017, 12:11:22 PM »
The Pursuit of Perfection by Cormac's brother, Dónal Mc Anallen, had me in bits -- a very well written, though extremely harrowing, and brutally honest, account of our erstwhile captain.

I bought her dad this book for his birthday, he cried reading the back!!! Hasn't stopped thanking me for it since, says its a great read
have it on pre-order over here in the states - looking forward to the read
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Re: GAA books
« Reply #231 on: October 25, 2017, 08:51:59 PM »
Just finished Philly McMahon's book. Was extremely good and well worth the read

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Re: GAA books
« Reply #232 on: October 28, 2017, 11:16:17 PM »
So this year in recent months we have had books on

Jackie Tyrell

Cormac Mc Anallen

Philly Mc Mahon

Gooch

Jayo

Any more autobiographies?

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Re: GAA books
« Reply #233 on: October 28, 2017, 11:39:01 PM »
I'd love someone to pen Dessie Ryan's life.

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Re: GAA books
« Reply #234 on: October 28, 2017, 11:58:12 PM »
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Re: GAA books
« Reply #235 on: October 28, 2017, 11:59:32 PM »
I wanna have my kicks before the whole shithouse goes up in flames.