Articles

A Banquet Without Wine 7 September 2017

Anthony Stanley’s account of how Liverpool fell from their perch in the 90s is truly excellent.

Review of Liverpool's Newspaper history 27 June 2017

Historic Newspapers is a back-issue newspaper company that holds the world’s largest archive of original newspapers.

Review of Quiet Genius 9 June 2017

The question is what Ian Herbert, who is the Independent's chief sportswriter and former deputy editor of the Liverpool Daily Post, can add to Bob Paisley's legacy.

Terry lives for the moment 13 May 2017

A review of Terry McDermott's autobiography.

5 league titles and a packet of crisps 27 October 2016

As soon as I got word that Mark Donaldson at ESPN was writing his colleague’s memoir named appropriately "5 league titles and a packet of crisps," I was very excited to see the finished product,

A Big Pole in Our Goal 11 September 2016

The story of THE HERO of Istanbul.

Ring of Fire - Liverpool FC into the 21st Century 30 August 2016

Simon Hughes' latest publication in his trilogy of the modern history of Liverpool Football Club.

And The Sun Shines Now by Adrian Tempany 3 June 2016

Many might perceive this to be “just another Hillsborough book”. But it is more than that. Much more

Steven Gerrard - My Story 27 October 2015

Ghost writer Donald McRae and Steven Gerrard had 15 weeks to assemble this publication which is simply ridiculous.

This is Anfield 18 October 2015

‘The very word ‘Anfield’ means more to me than I can describe.’ - Bill Shankly.

Supersub 27 August 2015

The review of Supersub, the story of local hero David Fairclough who is still remembered for his achievements in a red shirt.

Walshy - Wouldn't It Be Good 17 August 2015

Paul Walsh has just released his autobiography that is in turn entertaining and shocking.

Men In White Suits: Liverpool FC in the 1990s 24 April 2015

Artists usually try to follow up initial success with something similar or something better.

Liverpool Cult Heroes 3 December 2014

Chris Wood reviews Liverpool Cult Heroes

Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Liverpool 25 November 2014

Chris Wood reviews Got, Not Got : The Lost World of Liverpool

The Official Liverpool FC Illustrated History 17 November 2014

Chris Wood reviews The Official Liverpool FC Illustrated History

Luis Suarez: The World’s Most Controversial Footballer 14 November 2014

Chris Wood reviews Luis Suarez The Biography of the World’s most Controversial Footballer

Hard Case 4 November 2014

Chris Wood reviews Hard Case: The Autobiography of Jimmy Case

Places I Remember 2 October 2014

Chris Wood reviews Places I Remember - Liverpool F.C. European Adventures as told by the Fans

The Cannonball Kid 3 September 2014

Chris Wood reviews James Corbett's new book.

Make Us Dream: The Story of Liverpool's 2013/14 Season 27 August 2014

Chris Wood reviews Make Us Dream: The Story of Liverpool's 2013/14 Season

We Go Again - The Story of the 2013-14 Season 5 August 2014

Our very own, Chris Wood, reviews Dave Usher's new book

I don't know what it is but I love it: Liverpool's Unforgettable 1983-84 Season 3 June 2014

Our very own, Chris Wood, reviews Tony Evans' new book.

Anatomy of Liverpool 29 November 2013

Chris Wood approached The Anatomy of Liverpool with a certain amount of trepidation, despite knowing that Mister Wilson is recognised as being one of the finest sports-writers of our time.

The Official Treasures of Liverpool FC 20 November 2013

Our very own, Chris Wood, reviews a recently updated book, "The Official Treasures of Liverpool FC".

Red All Over The World 18 November 2013

Our very own, Chris Wood, reviews Steve Horton's new book, "Red All Over The World: Liverpool FC on Tour."

Red Machine 14 November 2013

Our very own, Chris Wood, reviews Simon Hughes' new book, "Red Machine: Liverpool FC in the 1980s".

Ex-Reds Remembered 3 October 2013

Chris Wood shares his opinion on the new book by Steven Speed.

These Turbulent Times - Review 18 September 2013

Chris Wood shares his opinion on the new book by Paul Tomkins (and various authors)

Red or Dead 1 August 2013

Chris Wood shares his opinion on the latest Shankly book by David Peace

Like I Say: The Story of the 2012-13 season 19 July 2013

Chris Wood shares his opinion on Dave Usher's new book.

Craig Bellamy: GoodFella 11 June 2013

Chris Wood shares his opinion on the new Craig Bellamy book

Shankly: The Lost Diary 20 March 2013

Chris Wood shares his opinion on the new Shankly book.

Liverpool FC Match By Match 18 March 2013

Chris Wood shares his opinion on Liverpool FC Match By Match

ROBBED - The Rob Jones Story 28 December 2012

Chris Wood shares his opinion on Rob Jones' autobiography.

Steven Gerrard: My Liverpool Story 16 October 2012

Chris Wood's review of "Steven Gerrard : My Liverpool Story".

Rafa Benitez: Champions League Dreams 9 October 2012

Chris Wood's review of "Champions League Dreams : Rafa Benitez" written in conjunction with Rory Smith.

The Seven-Year Itch: The Story Of Liverpool’s 1972-73 Season 4 October 2012

Chris Wood's review of Steve Horton's book about Liverpool's 1972-73 First Division Championship and UEFA Cup triumph.

The King's Last Stand 30 July 2012

Chris Wood's review of "The King’s Last Stand: The Final March With Kenny’s Army" by David Usher.

Gary Ablett: The Game of My Life 15 May 2012

In essence this is a happy story because Gary Ablett was able to play football at a high level for many years. But it is not a story with a happy ending.

Dominic Matteo: In my Defence 1 February 2012

Matteo's story is an interesting one where he has opened his heart and spoken very honestly about what he has achieved and, just as importantly, what he learnt from battling with the negative influences that surround the game.

The Didi Man: My Love Affair with Liverpool 25 January 2012

This book will make you laugh and occasionally cry (apart from crying with laughter, that is!) but above everything else it will make you glad that you read it as it's filled with warmth and happiness.

On the March with Kenny's Army 6 January 2012

Co-author Gary Shaw co-wrote “At The End Of The Storm”, which told the story of Liverpool winning the first championship after WWII. So he knew exactly how to approach a project like this.

The Team of All the Macs 27 November 2011

Alan Wilson’s “Team Of All The Macs” concentrates on the deliberate recruitment of Scottish players as the fledging Liverpool Football Club attempted to make an immediate impact.

Pepe: My Autobiography 1 November 2011

A ‘good’ footballer might have an autobiography published after his career is over; a ‘great’ like Gerrard can get away with it while they are still playing and Royalty like Kenny Dalglish can publish a book any time they please. We can comfortably put José Manuel Reina into the second category.

All On Red 1 November 2011

A review of “All On Red” (10 Years At Anfield : A Liverpool Fan’s Dream Job) by Frank Gamble.

Joe Fagan: Reluctant Champion 31 August 2011

New book on Joe Fagan relies on the meticulous notes Joe maintained and the painstaking way his grandson Andrew and respected LFC author Mark Platt have pieced together the jigsaw of his remarkable life.

Anfield of Dreams 22 December 2009

A book review of Neil Dunkin's "Anfield of Dreams" was nominated for the Best New Writer award at last year's British Sports Book awards.

Wark On 30 November 2009

John Wark's name, reputation and career command respect. This book is a fascinating summary of an outstanding club career with Ipswich Town, Liverpool and Middlesbrough.

Dicky Sams: Liverpool FC in blue and white 26 October 2009

Norwegian Kjell Hanssen has meticulously gone through old newspaper archives and come up with a fascinating diary of the first five years of Liverpool Football Club's existence.

The Irish Kop 14 October 2009

The Irish Kop is a tribute from the heart of Anfield to those amazing fans who go to incredible lengths to follow Liverpool FC.

Geoff Twentyman: Secret Diary of a Liverpool Scout 25 September 2009

For any Liverpool supporter with an interest in the club's rich history, this is one of those "must-read" books!