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Personalities (Major) - LUFC Books (96 books)

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For all autobiographical and biographical accounts of players, managers, and other individuals who have been involved in a significant way with Leeds United Football Club. For players, generally those with over 50 league games for the club fall into this category, although this is a bit elastic.

This category includes books published after the person left the club. Where possible, we have tried to note the level of Leeds United content.

A Football Man: My Autobiography

by John Giles PJ. Cunningham
2010
Full of anecdote, insight and wry humour, Giles recounts his rise through the ranks...

A Proper Player: the Career of John Sheridan

by Elliot J. Huntley
2011
John Sheridan is an former English-born Republic of Ireland international footballer...

A Quality Player: The Life and Career of Tony Currie

by Elliot J. Huntley
2007
Authorised biography of the former Sheffield United, Leeds United and QPR legend...

All White: Leeds Uniteds 100 Greatest Players

by Jon Howe Andrew Dalton
2012
A celebration of Leeds United's greatest 100 players, as voted for by the Leeds...

Bairdy's Gonna Get Ya

by Marc Bracha
2013
Baird was popular amongst Leeds fans during his two separate spells with the club...

Behind The Dream: A Story of a Scottish Footballer

by Joe Jordan
2004
Re-printed as "My autobiography" in 2005.

Big Jack: The Life And Times Of Jack Charlton

by Stan Liversidge
1994
A biography of Jack Charlton since just after the 1966 World Cup.

Billy Bremner: Fifty Defining Fixtures

by Dave Tomlinson
2016
William John “Billy” Bremner is one of the true greats of British football...

Billy Bremner: Keep Fighting: The Definitive Biography

by Paul Harrison
2010
This may well have been called "The definitive biography" of Billy Bremner, but...

Bobby Collins: The Wee Barra

by David Saffer
2004
This is a biography of Bobby Collins, affectionately known as the Wee Barra, who...

Boozing, Betting & Brawling, The Autobiography of Mel Sterland

by Mel Sterland Nick Johnson
2008
Co-authored by Sheffield-based journalist Johnson, this is the story of Sheffield...

Bremner: The Real King Billy

by Richard Sutcliffe
2011
Billy Bremner remains, more than a decade on from his premature death at the age...

Brian Flynn: Little Wonder

by Leon Barton
2017
Little Wonder is the story of Brian Flynn, the stylish yet tenacious midfielder...

Captains Log: The Gary McAllister Story

by Gary McAllister Graham Clark
1995
Gary McAllister has emerged in recent years as a genuinely world class player. In...

Clough and Revie: The Rivals Who Changed the Face of English Football

by Roger Hermiston
2011
The Revie and Clough bus just keeps on going, as YET ANOTHER book on these managers...

David Healy: The Story So Far

by Ivan Martin
2007
This book traces the footballing story of David Healy. A national favourite who...

Don Revie & Billy Bremner : the accused

by Colin S. Jeffrey
2003
11 leaves. Available only from the Local History section of Leeds City Library....

Don Revie- Portrait Of A Footballing Enigma

by Andrew Mourant
1990
Either revered or reviled depending on who you talk to, only a handful of figures...

Don Revie: Tribute To A Football Legend

by Various
2011
62-page book/magazine brought out in aid of the Don Revie Statue appeal. 

Forward with Leeds

by Johnny Giles John Giles
1970
John Giles was born in Dublin in 1940. A prodigiously gifted young footballer, at...

Gary Speed Remembered: A Celebration of a Life in Football

by Paul Abbandonato
2012
Few men have earned more solid reputations in football than Gary Speed and the football...

Gary Speed: A Life in Football

by Football Association of Wales
2012
A memorial book to Wales manager and former player, Gary Speed. Pictures from his...

George Graham: The Glory and The Grief

by George Graham Norman Giller
1995
Autobiography up to 1995 with added epilogue on becoming Leeds United manager. Limited...

Gordon Strachan: The Biography

by Leo Moynihan
2004
From the book jacket: "If a Frenchman goes on about seagulls, trawlers and sardines...

Greenhoff! The Autobiography of Brian Greenhoff

by Brian Greenhoff
2012
Former England international player who is best remembered for his time at Manchester...

Hard Man Hard Knocks

by Terry Yorath
2004
A fine book and insight into Terry Yorath who represented both Leeds United and...

In My Defence - the Autobiography

by Dominic Matteo
2011
The Liverpool and Leeds United legend lifts the lid on life behind the scenes and...

It is What it is: The Carlton Palmer Story

by Carlton Palmer Steven Jacobi
2017
"Growing up in the West Midlands, Carlton Palmer became an elite professional footballer...

It's Been Emotional

by Vinnie Jones
2013
British actor and professional footballer, Vinnie Jones is the original bad boy...

Jack & Bobby: A story of brothers in conflict

by Leo McKinstry
2002
A story of brothers in conflict. Jack & Bobby Charlton are footballing legends...

Jack Charlton's American World Cup Diary

by Jack Charlton
1994
This is Jack Charlton's own account of Ireland's World Cup story. It ranges from...

Jack Charlton's World Cup Diary

by Jack Charlton Peter Byrne
1990
The story of the 1990 World Cup as seen by Jack Charlton. 7½" x 9½"...

Jack Charlton: The Authorised Biography

by Colin Young
2016
Another book about Big Jack? You better believe it! From the publsiher: "As one...

Jack Charlton: The Autobiography

by Jack Charlton Peter Byrne
1996
A brilliant autubiography on the 'late developer' of the Revie team. Jack Charlton...

Jimmy: The Autobiography of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

by Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
2005
From book jacket: "The autobiography of football's 'Mr Cool', the former Leeds and...

John Charles: Gentle Giant

by Mario Risoli
2003
From publishers:" "Whenever I look at him, it is as though the Messiah has returned...

King John John Charles The Autobiography

by John Charles
2003
Sir Bobby Charlton reckons that if John Charles were playing today, his transfer...

King John: The True Story of John Charles Leeds United Legend

by Richard Coomber
2000
A good overview of Leeds United's first superstar. The book contains many old match...

King of Soccer

by John Charles
1957
In Leeds' history, there is one player who stands (literally) above the rest, John...

Leeds Legends

by David Saffer
2004
A well-produced and illustrated who's who of Leeds United which features over 100...

Leeds United and a Life in the Press Box

by John Wray
2009
From the jacket: "Ever wondered what it is like to travel on the team coach of a...

Leeds United Book Of Football

by Don Revie; others Don Revie and others
1969
The story of Leeds United's rise to prominence under Don Revie in the sixties with...

Leeds United Match of My Life: Elland Road Legends Relive Their Favourite Games

by David Saffer
2012
ANOTHER book on Leeds from David Saffer? Surely not! ;) Due Dec 2012.

Leeds United On Trial

by David O'Leary
2002
One of the most controversial books of Leeds United's history. Worth a read, even...

Leeds United Rolls Royce : The Paul Madeley Story

by David Saffer
2003
There are several books produced in a similar style and quality to this one from...

Looking For Eric: In search of Leeds Greats

by Rick Broadbent
2000
An entertaining and nostalgic look back at some of the best players to have played...

Lucas: From Sowetto to Soccer Superstar

by Richard Coomber
2010
Leeds United's biggest crowd of the 2004-05 season was for a testimonial match....

Madiba's Boys: The Stories of Lucas Radebe and Mark Fish

by Graeme Friedman
2001
This is the story of Lucas Radebe and Mark Fish, two of South Africa's greatest...

Marching On Together: My Life at Leeds United

by Eddie Gray Jason Thomas
2001
Eddie Gray was among the most skilful and exciting players in Leeds United's history...

More Than A Match: A Players Story

by Lee Chapman
1992
One of football's top goalscorers, Lee Chapman was born in Scorer Street and has...

One Step Ahead

by Duncan McKenzie
1978
Autobiography of the talented Scottish international whose turbulent career included...

Raich Carter the Biography: The Story of One of England's Greatest Footballers

by Frank Garrick
2004
Carter managed Leeds United from 1953-1958, gaining promotion from the old second...

Rebels For The Cause: The Alternative History of Arsenal Football Club

by Jon Spurling
2004
Contains detailed profiles of two former Leeds figures: Herbert Chapman (managed...

Revie Revered and Reviled

by Richard Sutcliffe
2010
Don Revie remains, more than two decades on from his untimely death at the age of...

Revie's Boys: The 75 Players Under Don Revie at Leeds United

by David Saffer
2011
Another title from prolific Leeds United author, David Saffer. One thing is for...

Right Back to the Beginning

by Jimmy Armfield
2004
The autobiography of former England captain and doyen of commentators, one of football...

Sniffer: The Life & Times of Allan Clarke

by David Saffer 
2001
A brilliant book about possibly the best natural goalscorer in Leeds United's history...

Soccer: How to become a Champion

by Allan Clarke
1975
His second book, features his prime playing years at Leeds United. 1975 edition...

Strachan Style: A Life In Football

by Gordon Strachan Ken Gallacher
1991
The story of one of the greatest individualists of the game, told with all the style...

Strachan: My Life in Football

by Gordon Strachan
2006
Autobiography from Gordon Strachan relating events at his time with Aberdeen, Manchester...

The Black Flash: The Albert Johanneson Story

by Paul Harrison
2012
While a biography of former Leeds player Albert Johanneson was long-overdue...

The Charlton Brothers

by Norman Harris
1971
Re-printed by Sportsman Books in 1972. (green cover, pictured).

The Gentle Giant

by John Charles
1962
Also reprinted by Soccer Book Club 1964.

The Gentle Giant: John Charles and the future of football

by Phil Cope
2004
A biography of the famous Welsh footballer John Charles, born in Cwmbwrla, Swansea...

The Great and the Good

by John Giles
2012
Ireland's leading football pundit and legend of the game John Giles looks back on...

The Happy Warrior: from Leeds United to Burma

by Jan Rippin
2014
Eric Stephenson’s story is told as much as possible in his own words, and...

The John Charles Story

by John Charles
2003
Produced in conjunction with the Gol Appeal. 68 pages covering his Schoolboy Years...

The king is dead. Long live the king! : responses to the life of John Charles

by Various
2008
Large sized paperback celebrating the life of John Charles. It features responses...

The Last Champions

by Dave Simpson
2012
The triumph and tragedy of the Leeds team that won the First Division championship...

The Last Fancy Dan: The Duncan McKenzie Story

by Duncan McKenzie David Saffer
2009
"Duncan McKenzie was one of a handful of footballers in the 1970s who built his...

The Legend Of Jack Charlton

by Tom Humphries
1994
Jack Charlton has become a legend in world football as his Irish team, battling...

The Life and Times of Mick Jones

by David Saffer
2002
Mike Jones burst onto the football scene with Sheffield United and then went on...

The Major: The Life and Times of Frank Buckley

by Patrick Quirke
2006
Former manager of Leeds United, great character of the game. From the publishers...

The Matador: The Life and Career of Tony Currie

by Elliot J. Huntley
2015
As one of the most complete and compelling English midfield schemers of his generation...

The Team That Jack Built

by Paul Rowan
1994
Jack Charlton and his Ireland squad.

The tongs and the bones : the memoirs of Lord Harewood

by The Earl of Harewood
1981
Lord Harewood was the President of Leeds United Football Club from 1961-2011. His...

The Who's Who of Leeds United

by Martin Jarred Malcolm McDonald
2008
Since the entry of Leeds United FC into the Football League in 1907, hundreds of...

United We Fall: Boardroom Truths About the Beautiful Game

by Peter Ridsdale
2008
From the book cover: "United We Fall" is the unique story of life inside football...

Vinnie: My Life

by Vinnie Jones
2001
Ever since Vinnie Jones was pictured squeezing a sensitive handful of Paul Gascoigne...

Vinnie: the Autobiography

by Vinnie Jones
1998
From the jacket: "Regarded as one of football's hard men, Vinnie Jones has been...

We are the Damned United: The Real Story of Brian Clough at Leeds United

by Phil Rostron
2009
Brian Clough's 44-day tenure as manager of Leeds United between July and September...

White Heat: The Leeds United Dream Team

by Jason Thomas
1996
Recalls some of the performances and achievements using revealing, in-depth interviews...

You Get Nowt For Being Second

by Billy Bremner
1969
Not only a cracking title, but sums up Billy's never say die spirit in a nutshell...
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