Ronay, Barney Any Chance Of A Game?

ISBN 13: 9780091908782

Any Chance Of A Game?

3.43 avg rating
( 30 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780091908782: Any Chance Of A Game?

Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. Is staying in with his girlfriend and Gardeners' World on a Friday night doing much for his match fitness? Would he be better off back with his best mate Dan in the bachelor pad of pizza boxes, lager and Playstation into the early hours? And at their age can they still afford to spend weekends in their desperate struggle to keep Bolingbroke Athletic afloat? Shouldn't they be growing up, getting married, spending their Sundays at Homebase?

This is the hilarious story of a team in early mid-life crisis, hiding from responsibility in the strange masochism at the ugly end of the beautiful game - the smell of Deep Heat, naked fat men, hangovers and the eternal belief that next week you might just rediscover your first touch.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"A tale anyone who has ever played football can relate to, a tale any number of people could have written. But I'm glad it was Barney Ronay who actually did it. His version is funny, sharp, poignant, his ear for conversation acute. And his prose is at times blissful, filling his book with observations that lift it way above being just an accumulation of park football yarns... he makes you care for a bunch of footballing saddos, root for them, really hope they manage to pull it off" ( Telegraph)

"Resounds with matey banter. His descriptions of the actual games are hilarious, and his book has more insight into the pleasures, pain and the point of football than the combined autobiographies of an entire premiership squad" ( Independent on Sunday)

"Hilarious ... affectionately captures the rites of passage of your average footy-mad guy" ( Metro)

"If Barney Ronay played football as well as he writes about it nobody would have heard of David Beckham" (Harry Pearson)

From the Publisher:

A tale of goals, girl trouble and growing up, in a season at the ugly end of park football

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Barney Ronay
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 124 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. Is staying in with his girlfriend and Gardeners World on a Friday night doing much for his match fitness? Would he be better off back with his best mate Dan in the bachelor pad of pizza boxes, lager and Playstation into the early hours? And at their age can they still afford to spend weekends in their desperate struggle to keep Bolingbroke Athletic afloat? Shouldn t they be growing up, getting married, spending their Sundays at Homebase? This is the hilarious story of a team in early mid-life crisis, hiding from responsibility in the strange masochism at the ugly end of the beautiful game - the smell of Deep Heat, naked fat men, hangovers and the eternal belief that next week you might just rediscover your first touch. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780091908782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Barney Ronay
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2006)
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 194 x 124 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. Is staying in with his girlfriend and Gardeners World on a Friday night doing much for his match fitness? Would he be better off back with his best mate Dan in the bachelor pad of pizza boxes, lager and Playstation into the early hours? And at their age can they still afford to spend weekends in their desperate struggle to keep Bolingbroke Athletic afloat? Shouldn t they be growing up, getting married, spending their Sundays at Homebase? This is the hilarious story of a team in early mid-life crisis, hiding from responsibility in the strange masochism at the ugly end of the beautiful game - the smell of Deep Heat, naked fat men, hangovers and the eternal belief that next week you might just rediscover your first touch. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780091908782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Ronay, Barney
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800919087820000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Barney Ronay
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 127mm x 25mm x 196mm. Paperback. Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. Is staying in with his girlfriend and Gardeners' World on a Friday night doing much for his .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 320 pages. 0.272. Bookseller Inventory # 9780091908782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Barney Ronay
Published by Ebury Publishing
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Any Chance of a Game?, Barney Ronay, Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. Is staying in with his girlfriend and Gardeners' World on a Friday night doing much for his match fitness? Would he be better off back with his best mate Dan in the bachelor pad of pizza boxes, lager and Playstation into the early hours? And at their age can they still afford to spend weekends in their desperate struggle to keep Bolingbroke Athletic afloat? Shouldn't they be growing up, getting married, spending their Sundays at Homebase? This is the hilarious story of a team in early mid-life crisis, hiding from responsibility in the strange masochism at the ugly end of the beautiful game - the smell of Deep Heat, naked fat men, hangovers and the eternal belief that next week you might just rediscover your first touch. Bookseller Inventory # B9780091908782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.96
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Ronay, Barney
Published by Ebury Press
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press. Book Condition: New. Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. This is the hilarious story of a team in early mid-life crisis, hiding from responsibility in the strange masochism at the ugly end of the beautiful game. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGS; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 306. . 2006. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780091908782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.08
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Ronay, Barney
Published by Ebury Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press, 2006. Book Condition: New. Fast approaching 30, Barney Ronay is a Sunday League left back with some tough choices to make. This is the hilarious story of a team in early mid-life crisis, hiding from responsibility in the strange masochism at the ugly end of the beautiful game. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGS; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 306. . 2006. Paperback. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091908782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Barney Ronay
Published by Ebury Publishing (2006)
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Quantity Available: 9
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, 2006. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # F4-9780091908782

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Barney Ronay
Published by Ebury Pr (2006)
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Pr, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. new title edition. 320 pages. 7.75x5.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0091908787

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Ronay Barney
Published by Random House
ISBN 10: 0091908787 ISBN 13: 9780091908782
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 4217248

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.54
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book