The Sunday Times bestseller
Shortlisted for International Sports Book Of The Year at the Sports Book Awards 2023
Paperback on sale June 8th
“OUR IDENTITY IS INTENSITY,” declares Liverpool FC assistant-manager Pep Lijnders in this compelling account of the 2021/22 season, and from the very first chapter he takes us on a footballing thrill-ride we will never forget.
Liverpool’s blistering brand of football has revived a sleeping giant, energised its vast army of fans, entertained crowds at home and all over the world, and redefined coaching excellence.
Now Pep tells the inside story of a season which, even by LFC standards, has been truly sensational.
Week by week as the drama unfolds it’s all here: from pre-season to unforgettable finale; great goals and gruelling schedules; passionate team-talks and personal reflections; unsung heroes and Kop idols; the pride and the passion, the joy and the heartache… and the fun.
In his own engaging and inspiring style, Pep takes readers behind-the-scenes at Anfield, the AXA Training Centre and the team hotel; on the pitch, in the dugout and back in the dressing-room away from the media glare.
In forming a ‘one-club’ mentality, Jürgen Klopp, Lijnders and co have also created countless modern memories for the LFC family, and this unique book chronicles their legacy.
It’s an unprecedented account of a season at an elite football club from one of the game’s most thoughtful students.