Irish Book Awards


When a career ending injury saw former Ireland and Millwall striker Richie Sadlier retire from football aged 24, his life spiralled out of control. Fuelled by a dependency on alcohol, he spent years running from dark memories and feelings that had haunted him since his childhood. Until one day he hit rock-bottom and decided to stop drinking and confront his demons. Written in conjunction with Dion Fanning, this is an inspiring memoir about addiction and recovery. 

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