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Tall stories and tell-alls from our football heroes.

We’re right there with them: cherishing the hits, bemoaning the misses, riding the peaks and suffering the troughs along with our 'teammates'. We can’t escape it. It’s in our blood. Footy fans forever.

Some sporting memoirs jump clean off the playing field – from championship campaigns to off-field dramas, tales from the tour bus to personal reflections of life lived in the game. Whatever your code, these footy stories are destined for the watercooler.

  • This is the official autobiography of one of the AFL's most respected and celebrated players, and one of the greatest leaders the sport has ever seen. Football books don't come much bigger than this.

  • The autobiography of one of Rugby League's favourite sons.

  • Steve Johnson has become the king of reinvention – from misbehaving larrikin to premiership star; from Cat to Giant – and he's been at the heart of two of the most remarkable AFL teams of modern times: the great Geelong triple-premiership side, and the coming juggernaut of Greater Western Sydney.

  • Now in paperback, the autobiography of one the greatest rugby league players of all time.

  • The exclusive, no-holds-barred full story of supercoach Paul Roos' coaching career at Sydney and Melbourne and his top 25 coaching tips for creating a champion team.

  • Kicking It Around the Globe is an insider’s view of the passion and humour of the world of rugby, seen through the eyes of one of its finest players.

  • Now in paperback, the bestselling memoir of one of football's most intriguing characters. Mark Thompson sets the record straight on a career that has had more than a few challenges and dramas in this candid, entertaining, opinionated story of the enigmatic coach who changed the game of AFL.

  • AFL legend Jonathan Brown on footy, living life to the full and having what it takes to win three premierships. 

  • From football fame to a prison term: how the ex-Sydney Swan is rebuilding his life.

  • A true football legend, this is a hugely long awaited autobiography told with Leigh's customary steel, wry humour and no-holds barred honesty.

  • The rags to riches memoir of a football tragic.

  • Ange Postecoglou has been at the centre of Australian football for more than thirty years. In this book, he shows us the game through his eyes, from the changing room to the boardroom, to reveal how Australia must boldly reimagine its place in the world.

  • Wednesday, November 16, 2005. Wednesday, November 16, 2005. 80,000 people at the Olympic Stadium in Sydney, millions around the country couldn’t believe what they had witnessed. The Socceroos, after a 32 year wait had qualified for World Cup. 80,000 people at the Olympic Stadium in Sydney, millions around the country couldn’t believe what they had witnessed. The Socceroos, after a 32 year wait had qualified for World Cup.

  • A life in pictures of one of Rugby League's favourite sons.

  • The one book on sport – and mental illness – that everyone must read

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