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  • By Oliver Wright
    Aug 27, 2009
    ""A joy to read" - Review from" This book was a joy to read, as Oliver Wright became hooked on Spurs from about the same time I started following Tottenham myself and all the seasons described in the book brought back a lot of wonderful memories. The way Oliver describes his devotion to the Lillywhites is very recognizable to most Spurs fans. After all the ups and downs from the past two decades, we all hope that the next season will finally bring the success we dream off. The book describes the seasons from 1987 until now, including the Martin Jol era. "...From The Lane..." is a well written book that every Spurs fan will enjoy. See the review at
  • By james
    Oct 19, 2008
    ""From the Lane" by Oliver Wright" "From the Lane" is a well-written and warming account of the frustrations of supporting Tottenham Hotspur over the past two decades. Its from the perspective of loyal fan who stayed true to his club through thick and thin. Rather than attemping to cover a unique aspect of football this book is a real story of life at the lane with all its highs and lows! I recommend this book to anyone who grew up in the 80s and 90s with a genuine love the beautiful game. James Barker
  • By Martin Twycross
    Aug 14, 2008
    "Interesting and enjoyable read" A very enjoyable account of life as a Tottenham fan over the last two decades. The author describes how he started out as a Spurs fan as a young boy and how he lived through the ups and downs (mainly downs!) of being a Spurs supporter as he grew with the club. In fact at times it seems that the club helped him learn about how to deal with disappointments in life, while at the same time he clearly revels in the team's triumphs. I'd recommend this to all Spurs fans as a worthwhile additon to their book shelf and also to all football fans as a worthwhile read.
  • By malcolmsloan
    Nov 15, 2007
    "Not just a football book" Having been quite sceptical at the idea of this book I am pleasantly surprised. Even though I'm not a football fan I found this a very enjoyable read and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone. It's not just about football but relates to the highs and lows of life as well. I look forward to reading more from this aspriing author
  • By slcmeads
    Oct 24, 2007
    This is an excellent and very personal account of what it's like growing up as a Spurs fan. The well-written match reports brought back memories of being at the games myself. A very enjoyable read.
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Product Details

Oliver Wright
October 20, 2007
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
0.84 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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