Forget the latest bestsellers or Booker Prize winners! Our book club get stuck into the true forgotten classics of literature – footballers’ autobiographies.

Join comedy writers James Bugg, Jack Bernhardt and James Boughen (Horrible Histories, Dead Ringers, Shooting Stars) as they shun classic prose in favour of football pros, by reading another obscure or unappreciated autobiography every week.

For people who like their reading a little less Jane Austen, a little more Charlie Austin.

With Series 2 just around the corner, The Football Book Club are bringing you a live recording of the team reading Danny Higginbotham’s 2015 classic ‘Rise of the Underdog’. The episode features Danny’s underwear, Roy Keane being Roy Keane and the scientists at CERN, all told through a book that was (genuinely) written with one of the Breaking Bad team. Plus Ken returns with a chant that was previously thought impossible…

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