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A young publishing firm dedicated to producing new books with an authentic and original voice.
“This is the long overdue inside story, masterfully told.” – Alan Pattullo, The Scotsman
3rd May 1986: fans at Dens Park, Ibrox, Easter Road and Love Street watch the action unfold with transistor radios pressed to their ears, desperate for the news that would decide the destination of that season’s league championship.
Albert Kidd makes a rare and late appearance on the stage and tears the show apart. In seven special minutes Albert elevates himself to the status of cult hero at two clubs he would never play for and folk devil at a third.
Scottish football would never be the same again.
Taxi For Farrell: Football Between The Lines
David Farrell’s 28-year footballing odyssey has taken him to 12 clubs and given him an insight into the realities of the game that few can match.
He never enjoyed the riches that many associate with modern football and was forced to fight back from the scrapheap several times. The pressure and desire to keep playing in spite of serious injuries have left his legs ravaged and he has known the ignominy of unemployment on more than one occasion.
The Tartan Special One
“The Tartan Special One is by some distance the funniest book I’ve read in years.” Christopher Brookmyre.
Lloyd George dreams of playing for his beloved Manchester United and lapping up the adulation of millions. Instead he finds himself drawn into a battle for football’s very soul.
“This is probably one of the best books I’ve never even looked at but have been asked to provide a cover quote for.”
Simon Donald, co-founder of ViZ.
Two men. One Dream. No Clue
Andy Brennan feels fate dealt him a bad hand. Trapped in a job he hates, he can pinpoint exactly where things began to go wrong. It was when Melody Maker closed down.