“Mark Halsey has been one of our finest referees and has an inspirational story that goes beyond football.” DAVID MOYES, Manchester United manager.
“A top referee and a top man. Mark always brought a smile to a game and remembered that crowds had come to see the players.” STEVEN GERRARD, Liverpool and England captain.
“I admired Mark’s courage and conviction that he would beat his cancer. He came back to give high-quality performances that won regular praise from managers and players. He did it his way and demonstrated great communication skills that were appreciated by many involved in our great game.” KEITH HACKETT, former head of Premier League referees.
LONGLISTED for Best Autobiography, British Sports Book Awards 2014