Roy of the Rovers: The Official Autobiography of Roy of the Rovers

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The greatest story ever told by the world's most beloved sportsman, Roy of the Rovers, in his own words for the first time.

For 44 years, Roy Race bestrode the world of football. As captain and later player-manager of Melchester Rovers, in a career of unprecedented majesty and extraordinary length, he knew the glory of 9 league titles, 8 FA Cup victories, 3 European Cups, and countless international appearances for England.

But only now is he ready to tell his own story.

Candid, emotional, optimistic, and never less than inspiring, the autobiography of the man all fans of the game know simply as 'Roy of the Rovers' will lay bare for the first time the truth behind soccer's ultimate fairy tale story.

The shocking details of the five terrifying kidnappings that threatened to blight his playing career; the stomach-churning murder attempt in 1980, which left Roy in a life-threatening coma; the sickening car bomb attack that tragically killed 8 of Roy's team-mates while on a pre-season tour of Basran; the devastation of losing his wife, former Melchester club secretary Penny Laine, who died in a car accident that brought Roy closer than ever to quitting the game he loved.

And finally the horrific helicopter crash in 1993 that resulted in the amputation of Roy's legendary left foot, finally bringing the curtain down on his sensational, game-clinching, goalscoring exploits.

From the first page to the last, it's Roy of the Rovers stuff.

The greatest story ever told, by the world's most beloved sportsman.

Roy of the Rovers. In his own words.

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The greatest story ever told by the world’s most beloved sportsman, Roy of the Rovers, in his own words for the first time.

The shocking details of the five terrifying kidnappings that threatened to blight his playing career; the stomach-churning murder attempt in 1980, which left Roy in a life-threatening coma; the sickening car bomb attack that tragically killed eight of Roy's team-mates while on a pre-season tour of Basran; the devastation of losing his wife, former Melchester club secretary Penny Laine, who died in a car accident that brought Roy closer than ever to quitting the game he loved.

And finally the horrific helicopter crash in 1993 that resulted in the amputation of Roy's legendary left foot, bringing the curtain down on his sensational, game-clinching, goal scoring exploits.

Candid, emotional, optimistic, and never nothing less than inspiring, the autobiography of the man all fans of the game know simply as Roy Race aka 'Roy of the Rovers' lays bare for the first time the truth behind soccer's ultimate fairy-tale story.

It’s all Rover, and it is here for the first time for his fans to enjoy all in one victorious book.

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For 44 years, Roy Race bestrode the world of football. As captain and later player-manager of Melchester Rovers, in a career of unprecedented majesty and extraordinary length, he scored 481 goals and knew the glory of 10 league titles, eleven FA Cup victories and 3 European Cup wins. He also survived an assassination attempt, a helicopter crash, a terrorist car-bomb attack, two earthquakes and a surprisingly high number of kidnappings. But only now has he told the tale in his own words - the greatest football story of them all. From the first page to the last, it's Roy of the Rovers stuff.

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