Win a copy of Biggs’ belting confessions

alan biggs with tony currie, imre varadi and mel sterland
alan biggs with tony currie, imre varadi and mel sterland

Here’s a chance for Telegraph readers to win a copy of football writer Alan Biggs’ book ‘Confessions of a Football Reporter. . . another Biggs at Large.’

Footballing legends, Tony Currie, Imre Varadi and Mel Sterland (pictured), recently joined Alan for a signing session at Waterstone’s in the city centre.

biggs book cover

biggs book cover

Published by Vertical Editions and priced at £12.99, the book uncovers media relationships with all the major personalities in Sheffield sport across more than three decades. . . including Trevor Francis, who wrote the foreword.

He gives the lowdown on getting the hairdryer treatment from Jack Charlton, being the butt of jokes from Ron Atkinson and receiving collective abuse from thousands of Liverpool fans while live on air.

Alan also divulges interviewing a goalkeeper in bed, UFO spotting with a centre forward and receiving a threat to have his testicles clamped in a rusty bulldog clip.

And other sports are not excluded from the Biggs treatment. read how he got Dickie Bird in a flap, deflated a cricket match with a hot air balloon landing and was castigated by a fellow presenter while commentating on the World Snooker Championships at the Crucible.

Now you can sign on for a copy by entering our competition. We have three copies to give away all you have to do is text or email

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