Autobiography of the Year


Love of the Game by Ricky Hill

Love of the Game

The Man Who Brought the Rooney Rule to the UK

By Ricky Hill

Ricky Hill was a legend at Luton and became only the fourth black player to represent England. As a coach, he has won trophies and awards overseas but has been overlooked in his home country. In Love of the Game, he lifts the lid on how the decision-makers in English football have ignored him and other black coaches. Explosive and revelatory!

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