Troy Deeney's Autobiography Now Available

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  1. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Hey, directly funding Xisco's pay off isn't 'no reason'.
     
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  2. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Squad Player

    Yep, agreed. Apart from I had a moment of clarity and will not now be buying the book at all.

    Seems the signed copy was just a sticker in the book anyway!
     
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  3. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team

    If you buy from the Hornet Shop and pay double, that extra tenner will pay for another CB in the January window. Your club needs you, so do the right thing.
     
  4. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

    As the average cost of a centre back is £17.83m, the means the club only has to shift just over 1.783m copies of the book.
     
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  5. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team

    Yes, but the average cost of a Watford CB is £17.83, so they only need to sell 2 books and will have change left over to go towards a new CF.
     
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  6. AndrewH63

    AndrewH63 Reservist

    I bought a signed copy online from Waterstones (I had built up a bit on their loyalty scheme). Discounted to £16.99 and free postage or collect from the Watford branch.
     
  7. wfcwarehouse

    wfcwarehouse Strangeland

    I read my copy in two sittings over the weekend, which probably goes a long way to informing how much detail there is.

    Pretty disappointing. Very stale, and 'by the numbers'. For someone who prides themselves on being outspoken, he really doesn't have much to say about his run ins with Mazzarri/Ivic.
     
  8. Lloyd

    Lloyd Reservist

    So that I don't have to, can someone who has read Troy's magnum opus post the key points. Many thanks
     
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  9. Chumlax

    Chumlax Squad Player

    • Went to jail
    • Big strong/ugly boy who's strong/ugly enough to look after himself
    • Mr Watford
     
  10. Maninblack

    Maninblack Reservist

    Create a false demand, sell many hundreds (a couple of thousand maybe?) @ £20 each, don't indicate when the number of signed copies sell out (like the website does with other products) and then claim 'unprecedented demand' a couple of days later and say they'll send us unsigned copies hoping we won't bother cancelling. Underhand or naive? Either way, Amazon it is.
     
  11. Lloyd

    Lloyd Reservist

    Ha ha! Perfect! Thanks
     
  12. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    If you’re concerned at the club shops working practices, you probably shouldn’t look too closely at Amazon then….
     
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  13. Maninblack

    Maninblack Reservist

    With both open to criticism, for me the price became the deciding factor.
     
  14. Diamond

    Diamond First Team

    Every Christmas I get the latest Watford related book. All sit unread in some cupboard somewhere in the house. I think I've just found a runner up prize for the correct score competition.
     
  15. albert green

    albert green Academy Graduate

    signed copies £9.99 in Costco
     
  16. a19tgg

    a19tgg Squad Player

    They’re selling signed ones in my local BP garage, the bloke behind the counter said they’re being pulped next week.
     
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  17. AndrewH63

    AndrewH63 Reservist

    Signed copy arrived. Who did the signature not sure. But i can confirm pen did hit paper
     
  18. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    Arsenal are weak.
    Van Dijk best defender he played against.
     
  19. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    Anything about Baz?
     
  20. BigRossLittleRoss

    BigRossLittleRoss First Team

    I’ve downloaded the kindle version and programmed it to auto omit the words “to be fair “ and got it down to an easily manageable 11 pages .

    After expanding the word size to 3 words per line , I got it back up to the original page count and thus achieved the satisfaction of reading a whole book whilst experiencing a small fraction of the boredom .
     
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  21. wfcwarehouse

    wfcwarehouse Strangeland

    Maybe a passing mention? I honestly can't remember.
     
  22. leighton buzzard horn

    leighton buzzard horn Squad Player

    One brief mention that we were going down the tubes under his ownership.
     
  23. Jumbolina

    Jumbolina First Team

    Unused sub for Birmingham tonight. Amazing what an albatross he was for us when a bottom half championship team have worked out he is below standard.
     
  24. Cojones.
     
  25. Yes. Says a lot that they were chasing the game one goal down to local rivals and they still didn’t bring him on. Yet he was expecting to start for us in the prem this season :)
     

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