Troy Deeney's Autobiography Now Available

Discussion in 'The Hornets' Nest - Watford Chat' started by Maninblack, Oct 9, 2021.

  1. Maninblack

    Maninblack Reservist

    So, will it be a 'warts & all' expose that savages a few ex-managers and players along the way or a bland, boring memoir like most footballers' life stories in print? I'd like to think the former as we all like a bit of juicy gossip if we're honest. Now he's not at the club will he be a bit more open and honest - or not because he wants to come back at some point?

    Will he reveal which member of this forum he really is and go on to savage his critics in a dedicated chapter?

    Copy ordered, can't wait to read it!

    Signed copies (only 100) available at the Hornet Shop & online:
    www.thehornetsshop.co.uk/gifts/books/books/4252_troy-deeney-redemption-my-story-signed-edition.html
     
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  2. Thanks for the heads up Mrs Deeney.
     
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  3. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    God knows why but I've just bought a copy.
     
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  4. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    Bought two, but neither for me. Stocking fillers for dad and sister.
     
  5. I Blame Bassett

    I Blame Bassett Squad Player

    Just finished Stephen Fry's account so will wait a while.
     
  6. Hornpete

    Hornpete Squad Player

    Can't believe he didnt call it "Troy Story".
     
  7. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Is it available on Kindle?
     
  8. sydney_horn

    sydney_horn Squad Player

    Thanks for the heads up. Feel dirty for starting my Christmas shopping so early but that'll do for my son.
     
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  9. Eric IS Bananman

    Eric IS Bananman Academy Graduate

    The Audible audiobook isn't available til 25th November, so I'll wait.

    Narrated by Oliver Cudbill, I guess Troy doesn't have much free time to do it himself.
     
  10. No idea who he is but would have been funny to have got someone like Stephen Fry to do it.
     
  11. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Been some fuss already about the autograph being printed on by those who have ordered it .
     
  12. a19tgg

    a19tgg Squad Player

    Or Charles Dance, they get him to read trashy autobiographies out on Big Fat Quiz of the year:

     
  13. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    I don’t particularly care about the autograph but that is a bit lame if there are only 100 of them.
     
  14. Eric IS Bananman

    Eric IS Bananman Academy Graduate

    Don't tell Jacob or Sam from WD18 or we'll have to put them on suicide watch.
     
  15. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Administrator Staff Member

    I've ordered mine, should come in a few days. He could of also called it "Not a Diet Book". I'm interested to read it, and I do hope everything inside is from his
    side and not a ghost writer.
     
  16. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

    From 'The Upshot':

     
  17. a19tgg

    a19tgg Squad Player

    Was it Ivic?
     
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  18. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

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  19. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    So he didn't have the fitness to sign 100 copies. What a waster.
     
  20. a19tgg

    a19tgg Squad Player

    You’d have thought he’d have plenty of time sitting on the Birmingham bench.
     
  21. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

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  22. domthehornet

    domthehornet Moderator Staff Member

    He's a very good actor, you only need to watch Ali G In Da House to see that.
     
  23. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Administrator Staff Member

    I have to say I quite like the cover image.

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    Almost like he's staring into your soul..... ;)
     
  24. Chumlax

    Chumlax Squad Player

    James Smith fan, eh?

    And it will definitely, 100% be a ghostwriter in the traditional sense - he hasn't written it himself, he isn't capable (almost no celebrities/footballers are, or even regular people, frankly - just like the fact that they almost never write their own Sky Sports/BBC/Sun columns). It will have come about from a series of long conversations between writer and subject which they adapt into a narrative with regular input from Troy along the way, presumably.
     
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  25. Chumlax

    Chumlax Squad Player

    A Nottingham-born actor who trained at LAMDA. Of course.
     
  26. Chumlax

    Chumlax Squad Player

    It's genuinely weird to see that categorised on the left/tagged as 'Birmingham City', not at all because I'm wailing 'it should still be Watford' as anyone who's seen me post ever will know, but because media-wise he has been towering, the Watford figure, for the past decade, and also because frankly, almost nothing of the content has any relevance to them - it's almost literally all about us in a professional sense - it's effectively a book about Watford; Birmingham City are essentially irrelevant - a footballing footnote. Especially now that he's just as bad/even worse there than he was with us.
     
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  27. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Yes - it is very much a personal story of his life as autobiographies are meant to be really.

    Rather than a tale about us.

    The book would have been written before he even had any ideal about joining Birmingham of course.
     
  28. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet Reservist

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    “Unprecedented demand”.

    Yes, would never have guessed that 100 books signed by Club Legend, Troy Deeney would have sold out within the hour..

    Couldn’t have hurt to sign a few hundred more books!
     
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  29. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Wow, what a deal. A tenner on Amazon or pay double for the same version from the Hornet's Shop.
     
  30. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet Reservist

    Might do just that… and add an ‘Unofficial’ squiggle to the front page.
     
  31. hornmeister

    hornmeister Club Legend

    Not interested unless it's narrated by Derek Payne
     
  32. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Administrator Staff Member

    I'll accept that narrator but I can offer you a better one.

    Tommy Mooney.
     
  33. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    Just got the same email. Cancelled the order instantly.
     
  34. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    Same. Now going on to Amazon instead..
     
  35. HappyHornet24

    HappyHornet24 Crapster Staff Member

    Bought on Amazon for almost half the price, no postage and arrives tomorrow. Didn’t mind being ripped off when I thought I was ordering early to get a couple of signed copies as presents, but no way I’m paying almost double for no reason.
     
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