|About the Book|
Peter Farrell is a passionate football supporter who thinks nothing of spending every last penny on following his team to the end of the earth, until one day, whilst queuing outside an English Premier league ground to buy a ticket for a very bigMorePeter Farrell is a passionate football supporter who thinks nothing of spending every last penny on following his team to the end of the earth, until one day, whilst queuing outside an English Premier league ground to buy a ticket for a very big match, he witnesses something hes not supposed to see. He is so incensed by what he considers to be a disrespectful and insulting laugh at the expense of football fans everywhere, that he decides its time for the fans to have a laugh back, unaware that by doing so, his whole life is about to dramatically change and will never be the same again. In this truly incredible and defining moment, he embarks on an amazing protest by simply refusing to pay into any more matches until football fans are given the respect they deserve. It is an enormous challenge which carries many daring risks, but he feels so strongly that loyal fans everywhere are getting a raw deal, he is determined to go through with it as a matter of principle. What unfolds is a remarkable adventure that has to be read to be believed. With no prior experience and not the faintest idea of how its going to be done, this protest is brilliantly executed. This book documents a unique and incredible journey filled with highs and lows, tears and laughter, and with real stories that even the writer himself now finds difficult to believe. However, its message comes through loud and clear in, where the game we have come to love is controlled by dictators in suits who have no real understanding of what football means to people. The real fans dont figure in their money-making plans - let them watch it on TV, they are no longer needed. During this extraordinary journey, it finally dawns on him why the authorities have always got away with treating fans so disrespectfully. The grim reality hits him like a body blow, confirming his worst fears - they really are planning to kill off the football fan. We have one last chance to stop us facing extinction.