A football life

307 DunphyAt some point in the next few months, we can expect Eamon Dunphy's memoirs to emerge, a publishing event that is equally likely either to break all Irish bookselling records or sink without trace, so starkly does he polarise opinion in his native land. In the meantime, Jared Browne has stepped into the breach with this diligent but narrowly focused biography of the ageing controversialist. Dunphy: A Football Life arrives at a moment when, for the first time, the omnipotence of Dunphy's double act with John Giles on RTE's football coverage is being openly questioned. Read more

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