HOW DARING TO BE DIFFERENT WORKED FOR NEVIN

The Accidental Footballer, by Pat Nevin, published by Monoray, Price: £20PAT Nevin’s memoir is a tremendously entertaining read. The former Chelsea, Everton and Tranmere winger wasn’t the typical professional footballer – he loved playing the game - but wanted a career as a teacher and had many outside interests. His win bonuses went on records, attending gigs, theatre, movies, galleries and travelling.The book is focussed primarily in the 1980s and 90s before the advent of the Premier League. Nevin’s working-class background in Glasgow and his socia...

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