Paul Ferris: An extraordinary tale of triumphs and tears

The Boy on the Shed was released yesterday - a book written by an ex-footballer that is much more than just a football book. Neil Loughran talks to author and former Newcastle United winger Paul Ferris about the long and winding road that led him to this point...

Paul Ferris first shot to fame as a teenage wonderkid, and made his debut for Newcastle United at just 16. He would later work at the club as a physio during the managerial reigns of Kevin Keegan, Kenny Dalglish, Ruud Gullit, Graeme Souness and Bobby Robson. Picture by Conor Ferris
PAUL Ferris would have every reason not to be so chipper when the phone rings for the umpteenth time. A long haul of press interviews and media obligations have filled recent weeks, and they’re [...]

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