Win top-tier prizes with Mark Goldbridge!

To celebrate the publication of Get In!, we're giving you the chance to win one of the following tiered prizes: 

  • An afternoon with Mark Goldbridge coaching a 5-aside / Sunday league team 
  • A pint with Mark G at The Goldbridge Arms 
  • A personalised cameo video from Mark 
  • A football signed by Mark 
  • United Stand merch 
  • Goldbridge Arms merch 

It doesn't really matter who you support. Football is a cruel, cruel game. All of us fans have had moments of shock, disappointment, and feeling like a right knobhead. We want our teams to play like winners who’ll fight for the badge to their last breath. More often, there's so many clowns on the pitch we think the circus is in town. We've endured abject surrenders in the pissing down rain, watched multi-millionaire managers lose the plot, and signed players who couldn't pass a parcel, all to the sound of Michael Owen's 'expert' analysis. Season after bloody season. It stings so much your team might as well be sponsored by Dettol. Why do we do it to ourselves?

As I talk you through everything from transfers to trophies to touchline tantrums, join me as I give my definitive take on football. There's a lot to get through, so take my hand like an over-eager mascot and walk with me out of the tunnel into the glaring floodlights of what it means to be a fan…

…and how to survive it.'

To enter, simply pre-order Get In! and fill in the form below by 23:59 BST 31st July 2024.

Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

  1. Proof of purchase necessary across any retailer.
  2. This prize draw is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoter, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion.
  3. Entries must be received by 23:59 BST on 31st July 2024. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of posting or sending is not proof of receipt. Automatically generated entries and entries via agents or third parties are invalid and will not be counted. Entries become the property of the Promoter and are not returned.
  4. Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.
  5. To enter please fill in your details on the online form.
  6. All correctly completed entries will be entered into a prize draw which will take place on 1st August 2024 the first entry drawn at random by an independent person will be the winner. 
  7. The prize for the winner is a ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TIERED PRIZES: 1. An Afternoon with Mark where he coaches a five aside/Sunday League team, 2. A pint with Mark G at the Goldbridge Arms, 3. A personalised cameo style video from Mark, 4. A football signed by Mark, 5. United Stand Merch, 6. Goldbridge Arms.   
  8. Other than those specified above, the promoter shall not be liable for any costs or expenses arising out of or in any way connected with this prize and does not accept any responsibility for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by the winner as result of accepting this prize.
  9. Prizes are subject to availability. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right (a) to substitute alternative prizes of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.
  10. The winner will be notified via email by 15th August 2024. The winner must claim their prize within 30 working days of the Promoter sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.
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  13. Promoter may disqualify any entrant whose entry does not comply with these terms and conditions (in Promoter’s sole opinion) or who, in Promoter’s sole determination, has acted in a manner that is fraudulent, dishonest or unjust to other entrants including, without limitation, tampering with the operation of the prize draw, manipulating or rigging votes, hacking, deceiving, cheating or by harassing or threatening other entrants or a representative of Promoter. 
  14. By entering the prize draw each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  15. The Promoter is Penguin Books Limited, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA
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