My Life in Football

Kevin Keegan

18 April 2019
352 pages


The extraordinary journey of football legend, Kevin Keegan – the phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller

My Life in Football is the unforgettable autobiography of football legend, Kevin Keegan. From his humble beginnings at the Peglers Brass Works reserve team in Doncaster to helping Liverpool become the kings of Europe, captaining English and becoming the only Englishman to win the Ballon d'Or twice.

As a manager, Keegan's five-year spell in charge at Newcastle is now legendary; he led the club from the depths of the old Second Division to the brink of the Premier League title with a breathtaking vision and flamboyant style that saw his team dubbed 'The Entertainers'.

Fifty years since making his professional debut, Keegan tells the full story of the exhilarating highs and excruciating lows, from that epic battle with Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United in the 1995-6 season, as well as the pain of managing England and, finally, the shattering truth about his unhappy return to Newcastle in the controversial Mike Ashley era.

Written with passion, humour and brutal honesty, My Life in Football offers a rare insight into the trails, tribulatons and triumps that defined a life and legacy in football. A must-read for football enthusiasts, this is the story of the miner's son from Doncaster who became a superstar. This is the story of 'King Kev'.

Kevin Keegan is everything a man should be
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