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Rafa’s Way

Rafa’s Way tells the story of the 2016/17 Championship Campaign, the turnaround in the fortunes of Newcastle United and the dramatic promotion. It charts Benitez’s overhaul of everything within a troubled club, his impact on its city and how he immersed himself in a community that persuaded him to stay. Rafa’s Way talks in-depth to Benitez about his beliefs and the challenge he faced, to the players and delves into the very heart of a football club as it emerged from the ashes.

Martin Hardy is a football writer with the Sunday Times. This is his third book.

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Green Shoots: Irish Football Histories

More than a century after the Easter Rising, football in Ireland remains divided. Green Shoots examines why this is still the case. It traces the overlapping stories and individuals in both associations, beginning with the boy on the front cover, Johnny Brown, a Belfast Protestant who played for Eire. Brown is the author’s great uncle.

An engrossing account of the inside stories, the drama and dreams of the game in Ireland and above all, a definitive history of a footballing nation and its many paradoxes.

Michael Walker is a football reporter for the Guardian and the Observer.

 

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