The Secret Footballer's Guide to the Modern Game

  • by The Secret Footballer
  • Narrated by Damian Lynch
  • 5 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The best-selling anonymous author is back with the ultimate audiobook to challenge conventional footballing wisdom. This is football gift with a bit of attitude. Perfect for football fans and armchair referees alike.
With his trademark wit, opinion and candour, The Secret Footballer will guide the reader through: The pass - geometry and positioning and intelligence; Fitness; Skills and dribbling; Power & passion; When to listen to your gaffer and when to ignore him; Data and how it is used on the pitch/in transfers; Football academies; Match fixing, diving and other dark deeds; Tunnel vision - what it takes to be a pro; What the pundits say and what they really mean; top 11s (goals to scapegoats, chants to stadiums); 'Bouncebackability' and other words that just aren't acceptable.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Some good bits

Like the stuff in strategy. The indictment of English football, while harsh is probably deserved. A good book. Narrator is fine.
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- David S

Great read for any football fan

The insight you get into the inner workings of the game is very interesting. A must read for any football fan
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- Danny

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-12-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios