Balls is an eclectic collection of amazing true stories from the world of football, revealing the bizarre and hilarious reality behind the beautiful game.
Paul Brown is a freelance journalist who writes regularly for magazines such as FourFourTwo. His previous book, Black & White Army, was described as a 'Geordie Fever Pitch'. He lives by the banks of the River Tyne and is a long-suffering supporter of Newcastle United.
"'The best of the bunch' - Sports Books of the Year" * The Independent *
"'Football has been given compendiums of curiosities before, but surely none so comprehensive, so remorseless as this . . . every page teems with anecdotes' **** " * FourFourTwo *
"'One must marvel at the research which goes in to compiling a book like this, with information culled from all over the world. Full of humour and irreverence, this is one football book that is guaranteed to raise the reader's eyebrows'."