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#Autobiography

# autobiography - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous autobiographies and memoirs?
# My Story By Me
# My Story By Me

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous autobiographies and memoirs?

Aug 8th 2021, 10:00 PM 40,063 Views 6 Comments

A quiz about life lessons, personal stories, relationships, fame and family, told by me.

# autobiography - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
# Recommended Reading
From The42
# Recommended Reading

Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year

Oct 20th 2020, 1:40 PM 6,121 Views 2 Comments

The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.

# autobiography - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'He was normally so strong, so fit, so successful, such a presence. Now he was broken and helpless'
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

'He was normally so strong, so fit, so successful, such a presence. Now he was broken and helpless'

Mar 26th 2020, 7:00 AM 14,903 Views 0 Comments

The story of a moped accident that changed the life of former Premier League striker Matt Jansen.

# autobiography - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Dutch legend Johan Cruyff on how he learned to play football
# The Master
From The42
# The Master

Dutch legend Johan Cruyff on how he learned to play football

Dec 24th 2016, 9:00 PM 6,683 Views 0 Comments

The Dutch legend explains how he honed his skills on the streets of Amsterdam.

# autobiography - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Turning down England, Jack Charlton in Denver and more tidbits from McAteer's new book
# Review
From The42
# Review

Turning down England, Jack Charlton in Denver and more tidbits from McAteer's new book

Oct 16th 2016, 8:45 AM 8,612 Views 10 Comments

Plus, why Alan Stubbs is an incredibly sound person.

# autobiography - Monday 25 April, 2016

My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year
# Brilliant Orange
From The42
# Brilliant Orange

My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year

Apr 25th 2016, 7:52 PM 3,561 Views 2 Comments

Today would have marked the Dutch master’s 69th birthday.

# autobiography - Friday 16 October, 2015

Positional problems with Robbie Keane and 4 other things we learned from Stevie G's book
# Revelations
From The42
# Revelations

Positional problems with Robbie Keane and 4 other things we learned from Stevie G's book

Oct 16th 2015, 9:00 PM 15,675 Views 25 Comments

Also, thoughts on Andrea Pirlo, Roy Keane and the mistakes of his youth.

Gerrard reveals how Rodgers reacted to slip
# Remember When
From The42
# Remember When

Gerrard reveals how Rodgers reacted to slip

Oct 16th 2015, 12:26 PM 14,452 Views 14 Comments

The former Liverpool midfielder has explained the manager’s half-time team talk following the infamous incident.

# autobiography - Thursday 25 June, 2015

McGuinness book promises to reveal workings within 'mysterious, dark and fearsome' Donegal camp
# Until Victory Always
From The42
# Until Victory Always

McGuinness book promises to reveal workings within 'mysterious, dark and fearsome' Donegal camp

Jun 25th 2015, 6:10 AM 6,266 Views 12 Comments

Jimmy’s winning, erm… books?

# autobiography - Monday 27 October, 2014

Suarez: Call me a biter or a diver, but not a racist
# Autobiography
From The42
# Autobiography

Suarez: Call me a biter or a diver, but not a racist

Oct 27th 2014, 5:15 PM 5,920 Views 39 Comments

The controversial attacker is adamant he was misunderstood during the incident with Patrice Evra.

# autobiography - Thursday 23 October, 2014

11 things we learned from BOD's big new book
# The Word Of Bod
From The42
# The Word Of Bod

11 things we learned from BOD's big new book

Oct 23rd 2014, 10:30 AM 8,504 Views 11 Comments

A shocking revelation about a snooze button, developing Ireland’s defence and his attachment to that number 13 shirt.

# autobiography - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'
# Messy Divorce
From The42
# Messy Divorce

Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:39 PM 7,374 Views 5 Comments

The former Manchester United captain expected his eventual exit from the club to be messy.

# autobiography - Friday 10 October, 2014

'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest
# Review
From The42
# Review

'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest

Oct 10th 2014, 3:12 PM 8,850 Views 7 Comments

The Irish pundit praises the “outstanding” and “tragic” autobiography.

# autobiography - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Keane wrote second book to defend himself against 'a pack of lies'
# The Second Half
From The42
# The Second Half

Keane wrote second book to defend himself against 'a pack of lies'

Oct 9th 2014, 6:45 PM 4,713 Views 8 Comments

That said, it’s not all about ‘falling out’ with people, according to the Ireland assistant boss.

# autobiography - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

How was Roy Keane's new book leaked three days before its official release?
# Retail Error
From The42
# Retail Error

How was Roy Keane's new book leaked three days before its official release?

Oct 7th 2014, 12:17 PM 4,147 Views 2 Comments

The story revolves around a Tesco in Burnage.

# autobiography - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Joe Brolly needs to 'examine his conscience' when it comes to GAA punditry - Shane Curran
# Critical
From The42
# Critical

Joe Brolly needs to 'examine his conscience' when it comes to GAA punditry - Shane Curran

Oct 2nd 2014, 11:03 AM 6,248 Views 9 Comments

In his new autobiography ‘Cake’, Curran has highlighted the problem of pundits fuelling the online ‘trolling’ of GAA players.

# autobiography - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Look out, Moyesie: Alex Ferguson is updating his autobiography
# BEST SELLER
From The42
# BEST SELLER

Look out, Moyesie: Alex Ferguson is updating his autobiography

Jul 22nd 2014, 11:17 AM 6,498 Views 15 Comments

A year on from releasing the book, Manchester United’s former manager is set to spill the beans on events since his retirement.

# autobiography - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Brought to book: 5 potential titles for Roy Keane's Roddy Doyle penned autobiography
# Soul Brothers
From The42
# Soul Brothers

Brought to book: 5 potential titles for Roy Keane's Roddy Doyle penned autobiography

Apr 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 4,222 Views 8 Comments

The pairing of Doyle and Keane for the Irish assistant’s second autobiography is an unlikely match made in literary heaven.

# autobiography - Friday 22 November, 2013

13 of our favourite quotes from Owen Mulligan's autobiography
# Mugsy
From The42
# Mugsy

13 of our favourite quotes from Owen Mulligan's autobiography

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:56 PM 12,316 Views 7 Comments

The three-time All-Ireland winner has released ‘Mugsy – My Story’.

# autobiography - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

'Roy overstepped the mark' -  Ferguson reveals all in new book
# Autobiography
From The42
# Autobiography

'Roy overstepped the mark' - Ferguson reveals all in new book

Oct 22nd 2013, 2:51 PM 24,640 Views 84 Comments

The ex-Manchester United boss also talks openly about his relationships with David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and the English FA.

15 of the best tweets as Alex Ferguson launches his book
# Twittersphere
From The42
# Twittersphere

15 of the best tweets as Alex Ferguson launches his book

Oct 22nd 2013, 2:51 PM 7,106 Views 2 Comments

Roy Keane, Rafael Benitez and the TV show Friends are among the topics discussed.

Open thread: What would you like to read about most in Alex Ferguson's autobiography?
# Revelations
From The42
# Revelations

Open thread: What would you like to read about most in Alex Ferguson's autobiography?

Oct 22nd 2013, 12:02 PM 10,142 Views 76 Comments

The lid will be lifted on the Scot’s new book this afternoon.

# autobiography - Monday 21 October, 2013

Wenger 'fears the worst' about Alex Ferguson's autobiography
# Revelations
From The42
# Revelations

Wenger 'fears the worst' about Alex Ferguson's autobiography

Oct 21st 2013, 4:27 PM 7,023 Views 17 Comments

The former Manchester United boss releases his new book tomorrow.

# autobiography - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping
# Hunger Pains
From The42
# Hunger Pains

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping

Aug 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 20,807 Views 29 Comments

The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.

# autobiography - Thursday 18 July, 2013

15 things we'd like to read in Eamon Dunphy's upcoming autobiography
# Top Top Analysis
From The42
# Top Top Analysis

15 things we'd like to read in Eamon Dunphy's upcoming autobiography

Jul 18th 2013, 5:28 PM 5,501 Views 7 Comments

The book is due to come out this October, and there are plenty of potential reasons to look forward to it.

# autobiography - Sunday 2 June, 2013

6 things we've learned so far from Craig Bellamy's autobiography
# Reflections
From The42
# Reflections

6 things we've learned so far from Craig Bellamy's autobiography

Jun 2nd 2013, 3:33 PM 6,617 Views 6 Comments

The Welsh player recalls that infamous golf club incident and his problems with Alan Shearer.

# autobiography - Monday 6 May, 2013

How many of these sports autobiographies can you guess from their opening lines?
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

How many of these sports autobiographies can you guess from their opening lines?

May 6th 2013, 11:00 AM 2,822 Views 0 Comments

Have you been paying attention? Test yourself in our bumper Bank Holiday weekend sports quiz.

# autobiography - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Memory lane: Roy Keane on when Ireland lost to Austria but passed 'Harry's Challenge'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Memory lane: Roy Keane on when Ireland lost to Austria but passed 'Harry's Challenge'

Mar 26th 2013, 8:00 AM 14,842 Views 33 Comments

The former Irish captain recalled the infamous events surrounding the 1995 fixture in his autobiography.

# autobiography - Friday 23 November, 2012

Teddy books recalled following 'printing error'
# Teddy Boy
From The42
# Teddy Boy

Teddy books recalled following 'printing error'

Nov 23rd 2012, 4:10 PM 3,456 Views 1 Comment

Between three and four thousand copies of Teddy McCarthy’s autobiography have been recalled following its launch this week.

# autobiography - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Thorpe reveals struggles with depression and alcohol
# Demons
From The42
# Demons

Thorpe reveals struggles with depression and alcohol

Oct 13th 2012, 12:47 PM 1,516 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old kept his problems secret from everyone, including his parents, until now.

Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around
# Engage
From The42
# Engage

Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around

Oct 13th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,788 Views 5 Comments

Leinster’s leading try-scorer has won three Heineken Cups but can still vividly recall the semi-final heartache of 2003.

# autobiography - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Richie McCaw: Players like Quade Cooper get sorted. Sooner or later they get their beans
# Grudge
From The42
# Grudge

Richie McCaw: Players like Quade Cooper get sorted. Sooner or later they get their beans

Oct 9th 2012, 6:45 PM 3,260 Views 0 Comments

The more shocking aspect about the All Black captain’s new book is that it is retailing at $50 in New Zealand. Birthday and Xmas pressie combo?

# autobiography - Thursday 23 August, 2012

David Norris to publish autobiography in October
# David Norris
# David Norris

David Norris to publish autobiography in October

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:29 AM 2,854 Views 22 Comments

The senator and former presidential candidate is expected to cover his long career in politics and his controversial bid for the Áras.

# autobiography - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Answers: Sports biographies and their opening lines
# Quiz
From The42
# Quiz

Answers: Sports biographies and their opening lines

May 3rd 2011, 5:53 PM 1,590 Views 0 Comments

How did you do?

# autobiography - Thursday 9 September, 2010

Signed Blair books going for over €263 on eBay
# Blair Book
# Blair Book

Signed Blair books going for over €263 on eBay

Sep 9th 2010, 11:29 AM 850 Views 0 Comments

Don’t you wish you queued now?

# autobiography - Thursday 19 August, 2010

Some say he wants to write an autobiography with his real name
# Top Gear
From The Daily Edge
# Top Gear

Some say he wants to write an autobiography with his real name

Aug 19th 2010, 6:33 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

Some say the BBC don’t want him to. All we know is, he’s called The Stig.

# autobiography - Monday 16 August, 2010

Blair to donate memoir profits to charity
# Tony Blair
# Tony Blair

Blair to donate memoir profits to charity

Aug 16th 2010, 4:42 PM 241 Views 0 Comments

But will anti-war campaigners be happy?