"This is a quite magnificent book...with a splendid eye for important detail and a determination to ask difficult questions, Conn reminds us of what is important- Conn's greatest feat in a book that is well researched and written with searing honesty is to show the game's magnificent resilience" (David Wash Sunday Times
"For a fascinating insight into the causes, and the creators, of the game's ills this is a superbly told tale" (Peter Corrigan Independent
"An important book" (The Times
"Should be read by anyone who really cares about football" (James Lawton Independent
"This is a must-read for all who love football" (Delia Smith)
"A powerful, passionate exploration of a game in turmoil."