The best England books to buy this Christmas!
England 2020 Annual
Take a journey back through the exciting year of the England’s national team, one that saw the Lions qualify for the Euro’s once more. Re-live England’s qualifying run which features a whole host of the nation’s heroes; as well as enjoying the greatest moments from the record-breaking Lionesses. Purchase this to keep a piece of England memorabilia after a truly thrilling year for the Lions and Lionesses.
England: The Complete Record
We love our national team, and despite over 50 years of hurt, we still believe this side can go all the way at the Euro’s and bring back the trophy! England’s team have a wonderful history, so read all about it in the Complete Record of all things England, looking back at our greatest wins, greatest moments, and greatest players.
The Boys of ‘66
Not many England footballers can say they’ve won the World Cup, so the boys of ’66 are a very special group indeed. Read all about their journey that led them to lifting the most prestigious prize in world football.
Peter Crouch: I, Robot: How to Be a Footballer
Peter Crouch has earned a reputation as one of the funniest men within English football, and it’s not difficult to see why. His podcast quite simply named ‘That Peter Crouch Podcast’, has received rave reviews and his books have thrived as well. His first book, ‘How to be a footballer’, did brilliantly and his much anticipated second novel will make for a great read for anyone who wants to know more about the ins and outs of footballer’s lives while hearing about some of the funniest moments throughout Crouchy’s career.
James Milner: Ask a Footballer
James Milner is a truly interesting character within English football, but his achievements in the game are paralleled by few. He’s won titles with Manchester City, the Champions League with Liverpool, he was influential in one of Aston Villa’s greatest seasons in recent history and his journey all started at Leeds before moving to Newcastle. His story is one certainly worth reading.
Gary Lineker: Behind Closed Doors
Gary Lineker is one of the most famous characters within English football. He had a tremendous football career, playing for Barcelona & Tottenham Hotspur, but he continued his fame off the pitch with some stellar performances as a presenter and front-man for Walkers. His humour endears him to all who tune in to his coverage, and so a book with comedian, radio DJ & screenwriter Danny Baker is always going to be worth a read! The two share stories they’ve enjoyed together, bringing comedy and insight like no other.
Chris Kamara: Mr Unbelievable
He’s one of the most likeable and entertaining characters in football, but he also had a football career with Portsmouth, Stoke City, Leeds United and many more clubs. Read about Kammy, a truly unique character known for his wonderfully funny commentary on Soccer Saturday and so much more.
Ian Wright: A Life in Football
Ian Wright may have conquered the jungle, but his real achievements came on the football pitch with Arsenal and England. The ex-Gunners striker is a legend of the club, scoring a hatful of goals in his time in red and white, and has been a favourite of many in punditry ever since, appearing on Match of the Day and other channels. Have a read of Wrighty’s life in football and get to know more about Arsenal legend.
Lionesses: The Changing Face of Women’s Football In England
The Lionesses inspired a nation at both the 2015 and the 2019 World Cups as their team goes from strength to strength, with their latest ventures guided by Phil Neville. England’s Lionesses were watched by a record high audience at the World Cup in France this summer and they even sold out Wembley for a game this autumn. Read all about the amazing work they’re doing and the impact it’s having on women’s football around the world.
Jamie Vardy: From Nowhere, my Story
Jamie Vardy has truly made it from nowhere. The striker became loved for his pace, skill, tenacity and grit which helped lead Leicester City to an unbelievable Premier League title. He’s since continued his story, taking his football a level above what we’d previously seen from him now under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers. Read his story this Christmas, as it’s a truly inspirational one.