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  • A jaw-dropping tale of power and ego going unchecked

    Times, Best Sports Books of the Year 2020
  • I read it in one sitting, it's a superb book ... I urge people to buy it and read it even if you're not interested in football

    Eamon Dunphy, The Stand
  • A cracking read ... [An] incredible amount of jaw-dropping detail

    Matt Cooper
  • The most important Irish sports book of the year and most significant book on Irish life itself ... Exceptional

    Irish Daily Mail
  • A superb piece of investigative journalism, in which a tale of tawdry venality is told with wit, verve, and just the right amount of disbelief

    Fintan O'Toole, Irish Times, Best Books of 2020
  • Excellent

    Irish Sun
  • Part thriller, part warning from history, part social diary, Champagne Football is a forensic and often tragicomic investigation into the biggest story in Irish sport. It's a fantastic read

    Malachy Clerkin, Irish Times, Sports Books of the Year 2020
  • Fantastic ... The best book I've ever read about Irish football

    Ken Early, Second Captains
  • A damming account ... brilliantly detailed

    Sunday Independent
  • Jaw-dropping

    Joe Duffy

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