The boy on the shed; a memoir
Publication year: 2019
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2018
Paul Ferris became a professional footballer and at the age of 16 was the youngest ever to play in Newcastle United's first team. Coming from Northern Ireland and being a skilful winger with dancing feet, he was inevitably hailed as 'the new George Best'. But the story of his time in the game, particularly as a young player, is one of insecurity, injuries, uncertainty, fear and, ultimately, a failure to fulfil his hopes and dreams.
Additional information: x, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, 20 cm
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