Buy a great Christmas present for Saints’ fans

Looking for a Christmas present to get your Southampton supporting friends and family?

Then buy them the book, Bobby Stokes – the man from Portsmouth who scored Southampton’s most famous goal.

Buy it now from Amazon, Southampton FC and Waterstones.

Talksport described it as wonderfully written.


BBC Radio Five Live called it excellent.




EFL Cup final brings back memories of Bobby Stokes

Shame about the result at Wembley yesterday – here’s hoping Saints can get back there again very soon. That said, the EFL Cup Final between Saints and Manchester United was a real shot in the arm for the book. In the week leading up to it the book was mentioned in a Giles Smith column in The Times. Very heartening that Oliver Kay, the Chief Football Correspondent at The Times took to Twitter to praise the book.


The Independent also ran a feature. I was also asked to write a column for the Daily Echo. While TalkSport referenced it on Twitter as a source of research in the build up to kick-off.



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Great review!

Thanks to Southampton FC historian Dave Juson for the book review. Very happy for the book to be described this way…. ‘No matter how knowledgeable you are, or think you are, about the Saints, you will learn from this book……arguably the best book on an old Saint published to date.’ The full review is on Dave’s site Deftly Hallowed