Sporting Chapters

This week on Sporting Chapters we have Sky Sports' own Jeff Stelling talking about his book Jeffanory: Stories from Beyond Soccer Saturday.

Last Updated: 14/06/13 at 16:20 Post Comment

Jeff chats about his life before Soccer Saturday, which saw him go from print journalism in Hartlepool to radio and eventually television.

And then Jeff reveals all about the show that made him a household name for sports-mad fans across the country. He tells us about the relationships between the show's panelists, Matt Le Tissier, Charlie Nicholas, Phil Thompson and Paul Merson, and shares some inside stories.

There were plenty of other things he chatted about as well including...

- His favourite Soccer Saturday guests

- The friction between David Ginola and Rodney Marsh

- Who he would like to have behind the Soccer Saturday desk

- His forays into refereeing

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sn'tthis strange. Last season we were worried that we were stuck with a Dinosaur in Moyes while Liverpool and Everton were disappearing into the distance with their young, spritely managerts, playing football from heaven. Progressive managers, they said. Managers who understand the modern game.........

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eing consistently and unrelentingly dog turd really takes it out of you. Try shadow boxing. That's what it's like watching Liverpool, punching thin air.

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ood list, some crackers in there. For me, I'd have had Steve McManaman for Liverpool away at Celtic in the UEFA cup in 1997. I was in the ground that night and everyone kept screaming at him to make a pass, but he just kept going and going and going...brilliant, and in the dying minutes too.

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