Favourite Footy Yarns

From Laughs and Larrikins to Bush Legend and Bad Boys

Ken Piesse
August 2015

RRP: A$34.95
ISBN: 9781760065713
Format: Hardback

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An informing and amusing collection of various interviews, memories and moments, spiced with an array of bloopers, gaffes and pranks. – MT. BARKER COURIER

Book overview

From the signing of ‘The King’, Wayne Carey, for a song, to the football legend’s wife who proposed via a fax machine, Favourite Footy Yarns will inform, amuse and delight.

The smorgasboard of tall and mostly true stories is the latest from Australian sport’s master storyteller Ken Piesse and includes all the biggest names in the game from Barassi and Whitten to Roos, Dermie and Buddy.

Ken’s favourite interviews, memories and moments are spiced with an array of bloopers, gaffes and pranks.

St Kilda legend Robert Harvey has provided the foreword and Harv some hilarious cartoons.