A boxer’s story is anchored in affairs of the heart

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
25th November, 2018
Andy Lee has written a rare sports autobiography that can be enjoyed by fans and non-fans alike Pic: Marc O’Sullivan

Memoir: Fighter, By Andy Lee with Niall Kelly, Gill Books, €19.95

Sports biographies are a strange beast. There are so many of them that, like burger joints or craft beers, it’s hard to care when a new one comes out – aren’t they all basically the same, the reader can be forgiven for asking?

For the most part, they’re right. While few athletes are as cynical as, say, Wayne...

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