Headline Publishing, London 2001 FIRST edition, FIRST printing. Signed by author. Signed on the 2nd fep 'To Nav and Cecile thanks for all your help! Oh, and go f**k (my asterisks) yourselves Ian Stafford 1/2/05' Stafford is a very well respected sports journalist and media presenter writing for The Times, Express, Mail and also working in Australia. His quest to play alongside or against some of Britain's top sporting stars reveals not only the personalities of those he came up against, but also what it is about them that makes them the top in their field.;Fulfilling his dreams, Stafford joined Everton on their pre-season training trip abroad before coming on as a sub in a testimonial game at Goodison Park, wrestled with Pat Roach, played for Yorkshire on their pre-season cricket tour of South Africa, played for Wigan Warriors in the traditional Boxing Day rugby league derby against St Helens, and for Leicester in rugby union (almost scoring a try in Ireland), he raced against Eddie Irvine and Johnny Herbert and sprinted against some of the world's top athletes in Birmingham. The book is is very good condition with minor signs of use. Internally clean and tidy with no marking apart from the inscription and tight binding. The DJ is uncut and in good condition with some marking to the cover but no folds, tears of losses.