Tony Goal!

Just finished reading Tony Cascarino’s brilliant football book Full Time. Although it’s about eight years old, it’s one of the best accounts of the life of a professional footballer I’ve read.

Cascarino is unusually honest and frank; he could play with the best on the pitch and cheat with the best at home. His self-depricating style is refreshing in a genre where the predictability of the career highlights tend to overshadow the real human story.

Tony is a big-time poker player now but deserves to be remembered for the prolific striker that he was:


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