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They Don't Teach This: Lessons from the Game of Life

Eniola Aluko

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From the publisher:

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE TELEGRAPH SPORTS BOOK AWARDS*

Eni Aluko: 102 appearances for England women's national football team. First female pundit on Match of the Day. UN Women UK ambassador.

Guardian columnist. First class honors law degree. Now an inspirational author.

They Don't Teach This steps beyond the realms of memoir to explore themes of dual nationality and identity, race and institutional prejudice, success, failure and faith. It is an inspiring manifesto to change the way readers and the future generation choose to view the challenges that come in their life applying life lessons with raw truths of Eni's own personal experience. 'A fascinating examination of her multiple identities - British and Nigerian, a girl in a boy's world, footballer and academic, a kid from an estate with upper-middle-class parents, a God-fearing rebel...

Aluko does not hold back - and few people from the football establishment emerge with their reputation intact' Guardian

The author:

Eniola Aluko has 102 caps for England and thirty three goals to her name. She has played for Chelsea and Birmingham City, spent three years playing in the States and most recently joined Juventus in 2018. Eni was the first female pundit on Match of the Day, she is an ambassador for UN Women and has a weekly football column with the Guardian. She also holds a first-class honours degree in Law.

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Vintage
20 x 13 cm
Paperback
496 pages
October 2020
English
9781529112856