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# Autobiography

Last year
# Knock-out
Kellie Harrington teams up with Roddy Doyle for autobiography
It will be published later this year.
All time
# my story by me
Quiz: How much do you know about these famous autobiographies and memoirs?
A quiz about life lessons, personal stories, relationships, fame and family, told by me.
# Recommended Reading
Champagne Football among six-strong shortlist for Sports Book of the Year
The42′s Niall Kelly has also been nominated for his work on Barry Geraghty’s autobiography ‘True Colours’.
# Accident
'He was normally so strong, so fit, so successful, such a presence. Now he was broken and helpless'
The story of a moped accident that changed the life of former Premier League striker Matt Jansen.
# The master
Dutch legend Johan Cruyff on how he learned to play football
The Dutch legend explains how he honed his skills on the streets of Amsterdam.
# Review
Turning down England, Jack Charlton in Denver and more tidbits from McAteer's new book
Plus, why Alan Stubbs is an incredibly sound person.
# Brilliant Orange
My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year
Today would have marked the Dutch master’s 69th birthday.
# revelations
Positional problems with Robbie Keane and 4 other things we learned from Stevie G's book
Also, thoughts on Andrea Pirlo, Roy Keane and the mistakes of his youth.
# Remember when
Gerrard reveals how Rodgers reacted to slip
The former Liverpool midfielder has explained the manager’s half-time team talk following the infamous incident.
# until victory always
McGuinness book promises to reveal workings within 'mysterious, dark and fearsome' Donegal camp
Jimmy’s winning, erm… books?
# Autobiography
Suarez: Call me a biter or a diver, but not a racist
The controversial attacker is adamant he was misunderstood during the incident with Patrice Evra.
# the word of bod
11 things we learned from BOD's big new book
A shocking revelation about a snooze button, developing Ireland’s defence and his attachment to that number 13 shirt.
# messy divorce
Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'
The former Manchester United captain expected his eventual exit from the club to be messy.
# Review
'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest
The Irish pundit praises the “outstanding” and “tragic” autobiography.
# The Second Half
Keane wrote second book to defend himself against 'a pack of lies'
That said, it’s not all about ‘falling out’ with people, according to the Ireland assistant boss.
# Retail Error
How was Roy Keane's new book leaked three days before its official release?
The story revolves around a Tesco in Burnage.
# Critical
Joe Brolly needs to 'examine his conscience' when it comes to GAA punditry - Shane Curran
In his new autobiography ‘Cake’, Curran has highlighted the problem of pundits fuelling the online ‘trolling’ of GAA players.
Look out, Moyesie: Alex Ferguson is updating his autobiography
A year on from releasing the book, Manchester United’s former manager is set to spill the beans on events since his retirement.
# soul brothers
Brought to book: 5 potential titles for Roy Keane's Roddy Doyle penned autobiography
The pairing of Doyle and Keane for the Irish assistant’s second autobiography is an unlikely match made in literary heaven.
# Mugsy
13 of our favourite quotes from Owen Mulligan's autobiography
The three-time All-Ireland winner has released ‘Mugsy – My Story’.
# Autobiography
'Roy overstepped the mark' - Ferguson reveals all in new book
The ex-Manchester United boss also talks openly about his relationships with David Beckham, Wayne Rooney and the English FA.
# Twittersphere
15 of the best tweets as Alex Ferguson launches his book
Roy Keane, Rafael Benitez and the TV show Friends are among the topics discussed.
# revelations
Open thread: What would you like to read about most in Alex Ferguson's autobiography?
The lid will be lifted on the Scot’s new book this afternoon.
# revelations
Wenger 'fears the worst' about Alex Ferguson's autobiography
The former Manchester United boss releases his new book tomorrow.
# hunger pains
Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping
The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.
# top top analysis
15 things we'd like to read in Eamon Dunphy's upcoming autobiography
The book is due to come out this October, and there are plenty of potential reasons to look forward to it.
# reflections
6 things we've learned so far from Craig Bellamy's autobiography
The Welsh player recalls that infamous golf club incident and his problems with Alan Shearer.
# Quiz
How many of these sports autobiographies can you guess from their opening lines?
Have you been paying attention? Test yourself in our bumper Bank Holiday weekend sports quiz.
# Controversy
Memory lane: Roy Keane on when Ireland lost to Austria but passed 'Harry's Challenge'
The former Irish captain recalled the infamous events surrounding the 1995 fixture in his autobiography.
# Teddy Boy
Teddy books recalled following 'printing error'
Between three and four thousand copies of Teddy McCarthy’s autobiography have been recalled following its launch this week.
# Demons
Thorpe reveals struggles with depression and alcohol
The 30-year-old kept his problems secret from everyone, including his parents, until now.
# Engage
Brian O'Driscoll: You have to feel those disappointments to appreciate it fully when it comes around
Leinster’s leading try-scorer has won three Heineken Cups but can still vividly recall the semi-final heartache of 2003.
# grudge
Richie McCaw: Players like Quade Cooper get sorted. Sooner or later they get their beans
The more shocking aspect about the All Black captain’s new book is that it is retailing at $50 in New Zealand. Birthday and Xmas pressie combo?
# David Norris
David Norris to publish autobiography in October
The senator and former presidential candidate is expected to cover his long career in politics and his controversial bid for the Áras.
# Quiz
Answers: Sports biographies and their opening lines
How did you do?
# Blair Book
Signed Blair books going for over €263 on eBay
Don’t you wish you queued now?
# Top Gear
Some say he wants to write an autobiography with his real name
Some say the BBC don’t want him to. All we know is, he’s called The Stig.
# Tony Blair
Blair to donate memoir profits to charity
But will anti-war campaigners be happy?