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Personalities (Minor) - LUFC Books (68 books)

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Books written by or about personalities that played a smaller role in the club's history, listed for completeness. These books may only contain a small amount of information on Leeds United and/or the individual's time at the club.

As a general rule of thumb, players with less than 50 league appearances for Leeds, and other peripheral figures (such as managers that lasted only 44 days) are found here.

#2sides: Rio Ferdinand - My Autobiography

by Rio Ferdinand
Not much on Leeds United in the latest book from Rio Ferdinand. An anecdote about...

40 Years in Football

by Ivan Sharpe
Ivan Sharpe was an amateur international before the First World War and subsequently...

A Lawyer for All Seasons

by Ronnie Teeman
Ronnie Teeman, the longest-serving solicitor in Leeds, has represented or been involved...

A Life In Football Without Kicking A Ball

by Chris Jones
Written by Crewe-born Chris Jones, it tells of his life in football on the admin...

Alan Curtis

by Keith Haynes
128 pages. Biography of the Swansea and Cardiff Welsh forward, who also had a short...

Ask A Footballer: my guide to kicking a ball about

by James Milner
James Milner is a talismanic member of Liverpool's recently-crowned Champions League...

Barry Murphy: The Autobiography: One Hundred Percent Legend

by Barry Murphy
Nobody has made more league appearances for Barnsley FC than Barry Murphy. The former...

Born to Manage: The Autobiography

by Terry Venables
After a playing career that spanned more than 15 years, and took in golden spells...

Cantona: My Story

by Eric Cantona George Scanlan
Eric Cantona's autobiography covers his controversial career in France, the impact...

Cantona: The Rebel Who Would Be King: The Turbulent Life of Eric Cantona

by Philippe Auclair
An absorbing biography of the life of Eric Cantona, and probably the best account...

Cheer Up Peter Reid: My Autobiography

by Peter Reid
Peter Reid is one of the most revered and colourful characters to emerge from England...

Cissie: Football's Most Famous Mother Cissie Charlton Tells Her Story

by Cissie Charlton Vince Gledhill
The mother of footballing brothers Bobby and Jack Charlton tells her story.

Clough: The Autobiography

by Brian Clough John Sadler
An autobiography by Yorkshireman Brian Clough. He played with great success at Middlesbrough...

Cloughie: Walking On Water

by Brian Clough John Sadler
Brian Clough was controversial, outspoken and opinionated, yet he was one of the...

Colin Grainger: The Singing Winger

by Hyder Jawad
Grainger played for Sunderland, Sheffield United, Leeds United, Port Vale and Wrexham...

Coming Out to Play

by Robbie Rodgers Eric Marcus
Former Leeds United footballer Robbie Rogers knows better than most that keeping...

Curt: The Alan Curtis Story

by Alan Curtis Stuart Sprake Tim Johnson
Welsh footballer Alan Curtis is synonymous with Swansea City, having played for...

Don't Call Me Happy

by John Hendrie
Hendrie made 27 appearances for Leeds United in the 89-90 season. Limited Leeds...

Edwards ... One-Nil!: The Keith Edwards Story

by Keith Edwards Andy Peck
A no frills and honest account of his life by Keith Edwards, a man who made deliveries...

Fowler: My Autobiography

by Robbie Fowler
Hardback Book With 385 pages. Robbie Fowler scored 171 Goals in 330 Liverpool Appearences...

Goals in the Sun

by Eric Litchfield
 A history of South African National Football League during the Apartheid years...

Hucks: My Autobiography

by Rick Waghorn Darren Huckerby
Darren Huckerby played for a variety of clubs from 1993-2009, most notably,...

I Don't Bruise Easily

by Brian Close
Close played for Leeds United as a junior under Major Frank Buckley, and details...

Ian Rush : An Autobiography

by Ian Rush Ken Gorman
Ian Rush stands as one of the greatest goalscorers of all time. In this autobiography...

Ian Snodin - Snod This For A Laugh

by Alan Jewell
Ever been held at gunpoint in the USA? Or woken up naked in a hotel corridor - and...

In the Shadow of a Giant

by Mel Charles
From the brother of Leeds United legend John Charles comes Mel Charles' In the Shadow...

Jimmy Adamson: The Man Who Said No to England

by Dave Thomas
Jimmy Adamson was a football enigma, revered by some, disliked by others - a supremely...

Jimmy Greenhoff: Soccer Hero

by Michael James Talbot
In August 1968, Birmingham City manager, Stan Cullis, in a unique negotiation, convinced...

Jock Stein: The Authorized Biography

by Ken Gallacher
Widely regarded as the father of modern Scottish football, Jock Stein was a giant...

Jock Stein: The Definitive Biography

by Archie Macpherson
A portrait of one of the most influential managers in the history of British football...

Jock Stein: The Master

by Robert A. Crampsey
Possibly updated edition of Mr. Stein from same author?

John McGovern: From Bo'ness to the Bernabeu: My Story

by John McGovern
He followed Brian Clough to four different clubs and shared the legend's many highs...

Just Give me a Chance! The Playing Days of Dougie Freedman

by Jim Wright
Fascinating book which looks on the remarkable playing career of Dougie Freedman...

Kenny Burns : No ifs or butts

by Kenny Burns
Kenny Burns played football the hard way. He made over 500 appearances for Nottingham...

Kickups, Hiccups, Lockups: The Autobiography

by Mickey Thomas
Maverick is one of the kinder words uttered about Mickey Thomas, the 'Welsh George...

Lee Trundle: More Than Just Tricks

by Lee Trundle Chris Wathan
Trundle shows there's more to his story than simply showboating, as he reflects...

Mental: Bad Behaviour, Ugly Truths and the Beautiful Game

by Jermaine Pennant John Cross
Pennant made 36 appearances on loan at Leeds in the 2003-4 season scoring 2 goals...

Mickey Thomas: Wild at Heart

by Andy Strickland
One of football's "colourful characters", in and out of court, prison, and over...

Micky Adams: My Life in Football

by Micky Adams
Micky Adams has a footballing CV as long as your arm, having put in 438 appearances...

Mr. Stein: a biography of Jock Stein CBE, 1922-85

by Bob Crampsey
The story of one of Scotland's greatest managers. Details his playing career, as...

Mr. Unbelievable

by Chris Kamara
High jinx and japes from Soccer Saturday's roving reporter extraordinaire, Chris...

My Autobiography: Safe Hands

by David Seaman
"Gordon Strachan came up and was screaming at the ref that I was faking it, that...

My Idea Of Fun: The Autobiography

by Lee Sharpe
Lee Sharpe started his football career at Toquay United and went on to Old Trafford...

Nice One Skip: From Elland Road to Brunton Park

by Andy Hall
Peter McConnell played for Leeds United with giants such as Don Revie, Billy...

One Hump Or Two? The Frank Worthington Story

by Frank Worthington Steve Wells Nick Cooper
The story of a real life footballing journeyman. Worthington played for 15 different...

Painting the Town Silver: The Life and Times of Leslie Silver OBE

by John Fisher
Painting the Town Silver is the life story of an extraordinary man, Leslie Silver...

Playing for the Hoops: The George McCluskey Story

by Aidan Donaldson
How did George McCluskey become a true Celtic legend? What binds the fans and players...

Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years With Brian Clough

by Duncan Hamilton
Through a series of thematic chapters, Hamilton evokes an insider's view of...


by Rio Ferdinand
Biography of Rio Ferdinand. 256 pages. Illustrated in colour plates.

Rio: My Decade as a Red

by Rio Ferdinand
No self respecting Leeds fan would want this book in their collection, but for the...

Rio: My story

by Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented defenders in the...

Robbie Fowler: My Life In Football: Goals, Glory & The Lessons I've Learnt

by Robbie Fowler
"Robbie Fowler was born in Liverpool in 1975, and is one of the most revered football...

Robbie Keane - The Biography

by Andrew Sleight
This is the definitive story of Robbie Keane's career charting his progression from...

Robbie: A Strikers Story

by Paul Lennon
Biography of Irish striker Robbie Keane. 

Robbo - Unsung Hero: The Biography of Paul Robinson

by Paul Robinson Keith Dixson
Not the goalkeeper that made 119 appearences for Leeds, rather the ex Watford, West...

Rocky: The Tears and Triumphs of David Rocastle

by James Leighton
In spring 1998, David Rocastle was sitting in the stands at Highbury watching his...

Shades of Blue: The Hidden Torment of a Football Star

by David White Joanne Lake
White made 42 apperances for Leeds United between 1993-1995. From Publisher: "This...

Soccer Top Ten

by Ivan Sharpe
Studies of the game's greatest players in each position, including Alex Jackson,...

Superbob! The Bob Taylor Story

by Glenn Willmore John Homer
Robert Taylor is an English former footballer who played as a centre forward. Known...

Swanny: Confessions Of A Lower League Legend

by Peter Swan
Peter Swan played in over 500 games and worked for some of the biggest names in...

Thanks for the Memories: The Roger Eli Story

by Roger Eli Dave Thomas
Eli made two appearances for Leeds United, and was at the club from 1981-86...

The Gaffer: The Trials and Tribulations of a Football Manger

by Neil Warnock
A top manager's intriguing insights into the daily trials and tribulations, the...

The gloves are off: my story

by Paddy Kenny
He is the larger-than-life figure who bounced back from rejection at 16 and graduated...

The Man With Maradona's Shirt

by Steve Hodge
This is not a straightforward autobiography, it's a snapshot of a vanished era of...

Tony Collins: Football Master Spy

by Quentin Cope Sarita Collins
Tony Collins was a young man, born into disadvantaged circumstances, in a time period...

Vince: The Autobiography of Vince Hilaire

by Vince Hilaire Tom Maslona
Hilaire made 51 appearances for Leeds United between 88-89. From publishers: One...

Viva Sabella!: From Buenos Aires to Bramall Lane and Back

by Matthew Bell
Sheffield FC's 1857 formation secured the Steel City's place in football history...

You Don't Know Me, But ...: A Footballer's Life

by Clarke Carlisle
In the summer of 2012, Clarke Carlisle, after 15 years as a professional footballer...
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