Revealed: The real story behind Dons revival


REMEMBER Garry Nelson? Unless you’re a fan of Charlton Athletic, Southend United or Brighton & Hove Albion, probably not.
Now 60, Nelson played as a winger-cum-striker for a variety of Football League sides during the eighties and nineties.
But despite scoring 136 goals in 647 games, the 60-year-old’s real legacy is a brace of self-penned memoirs.
Left Foot Forward and Left Foot in the Grave document life in the lower leagues at the tail end of Nelson’s career.
Hailed for their mundane realism and shortlisted for several prizes, they were also the inspiration behind Al...

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