A Scottish newspaper once tagged Ian Crocker a “Have Mic Will Travel” commentator when he started covering Scottish Football. Hard to argue, Ian admits – but it’s been a great trip!
Ian’s adventures contain offers a rare peek behind the scenes at the life of a radio and TV football commentator. The book comes as a direct response to the many sports fans who have asked what it’s like to be a man behind the mic, how to get started in this apparent dream job, and how it works on match day.
Here are hundreds of superb anecdotes from the Premier League, the Football League, lots from Scottish Football, the Champions League, Euros and World Cups. Stories from Weymouth to West Ham, Aston Villa and Birmingham City, Man Utd and City, Celtic and Rangers and many more clubs.
Interviewing Sir Alex? Know your facts! Interviewing Roy Keane? Watch your manners! Good calls, bad calls, cock ups – that's commentating for you!
Click here for more information, or to read a free sample from Have Mic Will Travel: A Football Commentator's Journey.