THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

The authorised biography

327 CampbellMajor football biographies have taken a bit of a battering of late, with many publishers offering huge advances on books which failed to sell. Now, doubting commissioning editors are all looking for an "angle". Sol Campbell's biography, written by Simon Astaire, fits the bill. The headline grabber is inevitably only a small part of the story, but Campbell's assertion that he was denied the England captaincy due to the colour of his skin has been a 
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