spurs book list

Here is a list of books associated with Tottenham Hotspur in one way or another.  
All these books have been published, but some are obviously now only available through 
specialist outlets or may even be out of print.  

If anybody knows of any we have missed out then please e-mail us at mehstg@blueyonder.co.uk

BIOGRAPHIES

Title Author Publisher ISBN number Date Review
A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To Spurs Jimmy Greaves Nicholas Kaye   1962  
A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To Spurs Jimmy Greaves Sportsman's Book Club   1963  
Against All Odds Gary Mabbutt with Harry Harris Cockerel Books      
Alan Mullery Alan Mullery Pelham   1985  
Alan Mullery - An Autobiography Alan Mullery Headline Books   2006  
A Man For All Seasons Steve Perryman Arthur Barker 0-213-16922-3 1985  
Anatomy of a Football Manager - Alf Ramsey Max Marquis Sportsman's Book Club   1972  
And Still Ricky Villa ... Ricardo Villa with Federico Ardiles VisionSports Publishing ISBN-10: 1905326890
ISBN-13: 978-1905326891
2010 Review
Behind Closed Doors Irving Scholar with Mihir Bose Andre Deutsch   1992  
Big Chiv - My Life In Goals Martin Chivers with Paolo Hewitt Vision Sports Publishing 978-1905326747 2009  
Bobby Smith - Story in pictures - Arldrington Press   1964  
Cliff Jones - It's A Wonderful Life - My Story Cliff Jones Vision Sports Publishing 978-1909534643 2016  
Danny Blanchflower - A Biography of a Visionary Dave Bowler Vista   1998 Review
David Ginola - La Magnifique David Ginola Collins Willow   2000  
Earning My Spurs Terry Fenwick with Brian Woolnough Mainstream   1989  
False Messiah - The Life and Times of Terry Venables Mihir Bose Andre Deutsch   1996  
Football My Life Ron Burgess Souvenir   1952  
Football's Perfectionist (Bill Nicholson) Brian Scovell John Blake ISBN-10: 1844549801
ISBN-13: 978-1844549801
2010 Review
Forward With Spurs Cliff Jones Stanley Paul   1962  
From Claret to Khaki - The Walter Tull story Rod Wickens - 0-9543087-0-0 2003  
Gary Lineker - Strikingly Different Colin Malam Stanley Paul   1993  
Gazza - My Life In Pictures Paul Gascoigne (with Mel Stein) Stanley Paul   1990  
Gazza - Daft As A Brush   MacDonald Queen Anne Press   1989  
Gazza Agonistes Ian Hamilton Granta   1993  
Gazza : A Biography Robin McGibbon Penguin 978-0140148688 1990  
Gazza   Cockerel Books      
Glenn Hoddle Glenn Hoddle Pelham   1982  
Glenn Hoddle - The Man and the Manager Brian Woolnough Virgin Books   1997  
Glory Glory - My Life With Spurs Bill Nicholson MacMillan 0-333-36364-7 1984  
Goals From Nowhere Martin Peters Stanley Paul   1969  
Gory Tales John Gorman Green Umbrella 978-1906229863 2008  
Greavsie Jimmy Greaves Time Warner   2005  
Ha'Away The Lad - The Authorised Biography Paul Gascoigne & Mel Stein Partridge Press      
Hard as Nails Graham Roberts & Colin Duncan Black and White Publishing 978 1 84502 225 9 2008 Review
Hard Man Knocks Terry Yorath with Graeme Lloyd Celluloid - 2004  
Harry Redknapp - The Biography Roopanarine John Blake Publishing Ltd. ISBN-10: 1844548066
ISBN-13: 978-1844548064
2010  
In Defence of Spurs Alan Mullery Stanley Paul   1969  
In Defence of Spurs Alan Mullery Sportsmans Book Club   1970  
In Search of Alan Gilzean James Morgan BackPage Press Ltd. ISBN-10: 0956497101
ISBN-13: 978-0956497109
2010  
It's A Funny Old Life Jimmy Greaves - ISBN- 1990  
Jermain Defoe - The Biography Michael Perkin John Blake Publishing Ltd. ISBN-10: 184358252X
ISBN-13: 978-1843582526
2011  
Jimmy Greaves Matt Alen Virgin ISBN- 2001  
Joe Kinnear - Still Crazy Hunter Davies Andre Deutsch 0233998926  0-233-99892-6 2000  
Jurgen Klinsmann Hans Blickensdorfer Klinsmedia      
Klinsmann Harry Harris Headline   1995  
Ledley King Iain Spragg John Blake Publishing Ltd. ISBN-10: 1844545504
ISBN-13: 978-1844545506
2011  
Let's Be Honest Jimmy Greaves & Reg Gutteridge Sportsmans Book Club   1972  
Mr. Tottenham Hotspur - Bill Nicholson OBE : memories of a Spurs Legend Steve E. Hale Football World 978-0954833657 2005 Review
My Memories of Spurs Bobby Smith Britespot 1-9041030-8-1 2002  
My World Of Soccer Jimmy Greaves Stanley Paul   1966  
My World Of Soccer Jimmy Greaves Sportsmans Book Club   1972  
My 1998 World Cup Story Glenn Hoddle Andre Deutsch   1998  
Ossie - My Life In Football Ossie Ardiles Sidgwick & Jackson   1983  
Ossie's Dream - My Autobiography Ossie Ardiles Bantam Press 978-0593062135 2009  
Pat Jennings - An Autobiography Pat Jennings Collins Willow
(paperback)
0-586-06077-4 1983  
Pat Jennings - An Autobiography Pat Jennings Granada Publishing 0-586-06077-4 1984 Review
Paul Gascoigne - The Inside Story Jane Nottage Collins Willow   1993  
Revelations of a Football Manager Terry Neill Sidgwick & Jackson   1985  
Robbie Keane - The Biography Andrew Sleight John Blake Publishing Ltd. ISBN-10: 1844546241
ISBN-13: 978-1844546244
2008  
Ron Reynolds - The Life of a 1950's Footballer Dave Bowler and David Reynolds - 0-7528-5999-4 2003  
Shirts, Shorts And Spurs Roy Reyland Headline ISBN-10: 184358283X
ISBN-13: 978-1843582830
2010  
Sir Les Les Ferdinand Headline   1997 Review
Soccer From The Inside Jimmy Seed Phoenix   1957  
Soccer My Spur Dave Mackay Stanley Paul      
Spurred to Success Glenn Hoddle MacDonald Queen Anne Press   1987  
Spurs' Unsung Hero Of The Glory, Glory Years Terry Dyson with Mike Donovan Pitch Publishing 1785310126 2015  
Soccer My Way Danny Blanchflower Vane   1955  
Strikingly Different Gary Lineker Stanley Paul   1993  
SuperFan Morris Keston VisionSports Publishing ISBN-10: 1905326793
ISBN-13: 978-1905326792
2010  
Take Note !  Darren Anderton - The Autobiography Darren Anderton with Mike Donovan DB Publishing ISBN-10: 1859838707
ISBN-13: 978-1859838709
2010  
Talking Football Alf Ramsey Stanley Paul   1952  
Terry Venables : Son of Fred Fred Venables Weidenfeld & Nicholson      
Teddy Sheringham - My Autobiography Teddy Sheringham (with Mel Webb) Little Brown & Co.   1998  
The Double And Before Danny Blanchflower Nicholas Kaye   1961  
The Ghost of White Hart Lane - The John White Story Rob White/Julie Welch Yellow Jersey Press ISBN-10: 022408299X
ISBN-13: 978-0224082990
2011  
The Ghost of '66 : The Autobiography Martin Peters Orion   2006  
The Jimmy Seed Story Jimmy Seed Sportsmans Book Club   1958  
The Man With Maradona's Shirt Steve Hodge Orion ISBN-10: 1409113159
ISBN-13: 978-1409113157
2010  
There's Only One Clive Allen Clive Allen with Steve Stammers Arthur Brown      
Thinking Inside The Box - Refections On Life As A  Premier League Footballer Louis Saha VSP ISBN: 978-1907637537 2012  
This One's On Me Jimmy Greaves & Norman Giller Arthur Baker/Coronet   1979  
Tottenham's Young Albert John Taylor lulu.com 978-1326712617 2016  
Venables : The Autobiography Terry Venables Michael Joseph   1994  
Venables : The Inside Story Harry Harris & Steve Curry Headline 0-7472-1071-3    
Vertigo - One Football Fan's Fear of Success John Crace Vision Sports Publishing 9781849016537 2011 Review
Waddle - The Authorised Biography Chris Waddle & Mel Stein Cockerel Books   1988  
Waddle - The Authorised Biography (updated) Chris Waddle & Mel Stein Simon Schuster   1997  
When The Going Gets Tough Graham Roberts with Steve Stammers Mainstream   1988  

 

HISTORY

Title Author Publisher ISBN number Date Review
A Love For The Lane Chris Slegg DB Publishing 978-1780915401 2016  
And The Spurs Go Marching On Phil Soar Hamlyn 0-600-34664-1 1982  
And The Spurs Go Marching On (Updated) Phil Soar Hamlyn   1984  
And The Spurs Go Marching On (1985-86 edition) Phil Soar Hamlyn   1985  
Away The Spurs 
(Away Programmes 1946-1994)
Graham Betts and Bob Goodwin - 1-874799-04-0 1994  
Barcelona to Bedlam Guy Nathan New Author Publishers   1994  
Biography of Tottenham Hotspur Julie Welch Vision Sports Publishing 9781907637599 2012 Review
Dream On Alex Fynn & H. Davidson Pocket Books   1996 Review
Head-to-Head - Tottenham Hotspur Peter Waring Breedon Books 1 85983 418 3 2004  
Heroes And Villains Alex Fynn and Lynton Guest Penguin   1991  
History of Tottenham Hotspur F.C. 1882-1946  G. Wagstaffe Simmons Tottenham Hotspur   1947  
Images of Sport - Tottenham Hotspur 1882-1952 Roy Brazier Tempus 0-7524-2044-5 2000  
Images of Sport - Tottenham Hotspur since 1953 Roy Brazier Tempus 0-7524-2924-8 2003  
Let's talk about.... Tottenham Hotspur FC (football hand book. Series 1 No.16) - -   -  
London's Cup Final 1967 Ralph L. Finn Robert Hale   1967  
Match of My Life - Spurs - Thirteen Stars Relive Their greatest Games Matt Allen; Louis Masserella Know The Score Books ISBN-10: 1905449585
ISBN-13: 978-1905449583
2007  
Official History of Tottenham Hotspur FC – Famous Clubs Fred Ward - - 1992  
Sick As A Parrot Chris Horrie Virgin 0-8636-96201 1992  
'61 The Spurs Double Adam Powley, Martin Cloake & Doug Cheeseman VisionSports Publishing ISBN-10: 1905326882
ISBN-13: 978-1905326884
2010  
Spurs '67 Norman Giller Norman & Michael Giller 978-1527206809 2017  
Spurs - A Complete Record  1882-1988 Bob Goodwin Breedon Books 0-907969-42-9 1988  
Spurs - A Complete Record  1882-1993 Bob Goodwin Breedon Books   1993  
Spurs - A Day-to-Day Life at White Hart Lane Graham Betts Mainstream 1-84018-040-4 1998 Review
Spurs Again - The Story of the  League Cup season 1970-1971 Ralph L. Finn Robert Hale & Co.   1971  
Spurs - A History of Tottenham Hotspur Julian Holland Phoenix Sports   1956  
Spurs - A History of Tottenham Hotspur Julian Holland Sportsmans Book Club   1957  
Spurs at War Roy Brazier - 0-9536518-0-0 1999  
Spurs Cult Heroes - The 20 Greatest Legends In Tottenham's history Michael Lacquiere Know The Score Books ISBN-10: 1848181086
ISBN-13: 978-1848181083
2010  
Spurs Go Marching On (The European Triumph 1963) Ralph L. Finn Robert Hale   1963  
Spurs Go Marching On (The European Triumph 1963) Ralph L. Finn Soccer Book Club   1964  
Spurs in Action : A pictorial Survey of season 1961-62 - A Weekly Herald Publication   1962  
Spurs in Action : A pictorial Survey of season 1962-63 - A Weekly Herald Publication   1963  
Spurs On This Day : Tottenham Hotspur History, Facts & Figures From Every Day Of The Year David Clayton Pitch Publishing Ltd. ISBN-10: 1905411863
ISBN-13: 978-1905411863
2011  
Spurs Supreme - A review of Soccer's Greatest Ever Side 1960-1961 Ralph L. Finn Robert Hale - 1961  
Spurs - The Double Julian Holland Heinemann   1961  
Spurs - The Double Julian Holland Sportsman's Book Club   1962  
Spurs - The Illustrated History Bob Goodwin - 1-85983-387-X 2003  
Spurs - The 25 Year Record David Powter Soccer Books Ltd.   1997  
The Battle of London Rex Pardoe Tom Stacey   1972  
The Battle of London Rex Pardoe Sportsmans Book Club   1973  
The Boys From White Hart Lane - Spurs In The 1980s - The Players' Stories Martin Cloake & Adam Powley Vision Sports Publishing 13: 978-1-90532-638-4 2008 Review
The Double  (The Inside Story of Spurs' Triumphant 1960/61 Season)  Ken Ferris Mainstream   1999 Review
The Essential History of Tottenham Hotspur Bob Goodwin W H Smith      
The Glory Game Hunter Davies Mainstream      
The Glory Glory Nights Colin Gibson & Harry Harris Cockerel Books   1986  
The Glory Glory Nights Martin Cloake & Adam Powley Vision Sports Publishing 9781907637667 2012 Review
The Great Derby Matches - Arsenal vs. Tottenham - A Complete History of the Fixture Michael Heatley & Ian Welch Dial House   1996  
The Great Divide Alex Fynn and Olivia Blair Andre Deutsch 0-233-99786-5 2000  
The Illustrated History of Tottenham Hotspur 1882 - 1995 Phil Soar Ted Smart   1995  
The Illustrated History of Tottenham Hotspur 1882 - 1996 Phil Soar Ted Smart   1996  
The Lane Martin Cloake & Adam Powley Vision Sports Publishing 978-1909534674 2017  
The Official History of Tottenham Hotspur Ralph L. Finn Robert Hale & Co.   1972  
The Official Encyclopaedia of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Tony Matthews - 0-9539288-1-0 2001  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Fan's Guide Gerry Cox Carlton   1997  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 2007 - Grange Communications Ltd ISBN-10: 0955005752  
ISBN-13:
978-0955005756
2006  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 2008 - Grange Communications Ltd ISBN-10: 1905426941
ISBN-13: 978-1905426942
2007  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 2009 - Grange Communications Ltd ISBN-10: 1906211469
ISBN-13: 978-1906211462
2008  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 2010 Michael Bridge Grange Communications Ltd 1906211892 2009  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 2011 Michael Bridge Grange Communications Ltd ISBN-10: 1907104763
ISBN-13: 978-1907104763
2010  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 2012 Michael Bridge Grange Communications Ltd ISBN-10: 1908221372
ISBN-13: 978-1908221377
2011  
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 2013 Michael Bridge Grange Communications Ltd ISBN-10: 1908925159
ISBN-13: 978-1908925152
2012  
The Pocket Book of Spurs Martin Cloake Vision Sports Publishing 978-1905326655 2009  
The Pride of North London - Definitive History of Spurs-Arsenal Matches Bob Goodwin Polar Print Group ISBN-10: 1899538046
ISBN-13: 978-1899538041
1997  
The Spurs Alphabet - A Complete Who's Who Of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Bob Goodwin ACL & Polar Publishing   1992  
The Spurs Cartoon Strip – A Cartoon History of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club           Bob Bond Britespot 1-904103-04-9 2002 Review
The Spurs Cartoon Strip – A Cartoon History of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club           Bob Bond - - 2013  
The Spurs Miscellany Adam Powley and Martin Cloake Vision Sports Publishing 978-1905326099 2006  
The Spurs Miscellany (2nd Revised edition) Adam Powley and Martin Cloake Vision Sports Publishing 978-1905326327 2007  
The Spurs Miscellany (3rd Revised edition) Adam Powley and Martin Cloake Vision Sports Publishing   2008  
The Teams that Won the World's Greatest Football Competition 1871 - 1901 C. B. Fry Strand Magazine   1902  
The Tottenham Hotspur Story Deryk Brown Arthur Barker   1971  
The Tottenham Hotspur Story Anton Ripon Moorland Publiching 0903485974  0-903485-97-4 1980  
The White Hart Lane Encyclopedia - An A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur Dean Hayes Mainstream   1996 Review
Tottenham Hotspur - A Complete Record  1882-2007 Bob Goodwin Breedon Books 978-1859835678 2007 Review
Tottenham Hotspur - A History in Fifty Matches Stuart Peters Tempus 0 7524 3612 0 2005 Review
Tottenham Hotspur Football Book  No. 2   Stanley Paul   1967  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Book  No. 3   Stanley Paul   1968  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Book  No. 4    Stanley Paul   1969  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Book  No. 5   Stanley Paul   1970  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Book  No. 6   Stanley Paul   1971  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Book  No. 7   Stanley Paul   1972  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Book  No. 8    Stanley Paul   1973  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 1982   Circle Publications   1982  
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 1983   Circle Publications      
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 1984   Circle Publications      
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 1986   Circle Publications      
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 1988   Cockerel Books      
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 1989   Cockerel Books      
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Annual 1992 - 93   Cockerel Books      
Tottenham Hotspur Greats Harry Harris Sportsprint 0-85976-309-9 1990  
Tottenham Hotspur 100 Greats Roy Brazier NPI Media Group ISBN-10: 0752437984
ISBN-13:
978-0752437989
2006  
Tottenham Hotspur - Player By Player Ivan Ponting Hamlyn   1993  
Tottenham Hotspur - Player By Player Ivan Ponting Guiness   1998  
Tottenham Hotspur - The Programme & Handbook Guide 1946 - 1992 Chris Ward & Steve Isaac Skript Design & Publishing   1992  
Tottenham - The Managing Game Norman Giller NMG Publishing ISBN  978-0-9567711-1-7 2011 Review
Turf Wars : A History of London Football Steve Tongue Pitch Publishing 978-1785311918 2016 -
When Football Was Football - Tottenham Hotspur Adam Powley Haynes Publishing 978-1844259489 2009 Review
When The Whistle Blows ("The Footballer's Battalion") Andrew Riddoch & John Kemp Haynes Publishing 978 1 84425 656 3 2008 Review
White Hart Lane Legends - Volume One Keith Palmer Legends Publishing 0-9543682-5-8 2005  
Winning Their Spurs - The Tottenham Hotspur Dream Team Jeremy Novick Mainstream   1996  

 

FICTION

Title Author Publisher ISBN number Date Review
Albion, Albion Dick Morland (aka Reginald Hill) Faber & Faber   1974 Review
All In The Game Gary Lineker (with Stan Hey) Coronet   1993  
Cup Final Kid Martin Waddell Walker Books   ???? Review
Hazell Plays Solomon P.B. Yuill (Terry Venables & Gordon Williams) Penguin   1976  
Hazell and The Three Card Trick P.B. Yuill (Terry Venables & Gordon Williams) Penguin   1977  
Hazell and The Menacing Jester P.B. Yuill (Terry Venables & Gordon Williams) Penguin   1977  
They Used To Play On Grass Terry Venables & Gordon Williams Hodder & Staughton   1970  
When I Grow Up, I'm Going To Play For Tottenham Hotspurs Gemma Cary Hometown World 978-1785530425 2015  
You Can Be Spurs Chris Ashley Walker Books   1989  

 

COACHING

Title Author Publisher ISBN number Date Review
The Professional's Book of Football Skills and Tactics Ken Jones & Pat Welton Marshall Cavendish ISBN- 10: 0856850241; ISBN 13: 9780856850240 1973  
Soccer Basics Gary Mabbutt Cockerel Books   1989  
Soccer My Way Danny Blanchflower Vane   1955  
Soccer Skills And Techniques Jimmy Greaves Pelham   1966  
Soccer Skills With Gazza Paul Gascoigne with Mel Stein Stanley Paul   1991  
Striker - Skills and Tactics Gary Lineker (with Paul Trevillion) Colour Library Books   1991  

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Title Author Publisher ISBN number Date Review
Gary Lineker's Quiz Book Gary Lineker Collins Willow   1992  
Got, Not Got: Spurs: The Lost World of Tottenham Hotspur Derek Hammond & Gary Silke Pitch Publishing 978-1785310744 2015  
The Spurs Quiz Book - Covering the 1980s, 1990, and 2000s Chris Cowlin Apex Publishing Ltd, Essex ISBN-10: 1906358869
ISBN-13: 978-1906358860
2010  
The Tottenham Hotspur Quiz Book John DT White Apex Publishing Ltd, Essex I-904444-44-X 2005  

 

FAN'S BOOKS

Title Author Publisher ISBN number Date Review
A People's History of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Martin Cloake & Alan FIsher Pitch Publishing 978-1785311888 2016 -
Dear Alan, Dear Harry Steven Harris Steven Harris   1999 Review
Down Memory Lane - A Spurs fan's view of the last 50 years Harry Harris Green Umbrella 978-1-906635-64-0 2009 Review
From The Lane Oliver Wright Lulu Publishing   2007 Review
Lane of Dreams Norman Giller - 978-0-9543243-4-6 2009 Review
Spurs Odyssey - 2006-07 Season Review Paul Smith Authorhouse

978-1-4343-2229-6

2007 Review
Survival of the Fattest 5 Various Red Card   1999 Review
Tottenham 'Til I Die Voices of the Spurs Fans Legends Publishing

978-1906796068

2009  
What's the Story - Boring Glory Mark Jacobs     1999 Review
We Are Tottenham : Voices From White Hart Lane Martin Cloake and Adam Powley Mainstream Publishing 978-1-4343-2229-6 2004 Review

 

 

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