Saturday July 11, 2020

An entertaining run through the long and the short of Gooch’s journey

AutoBiography: Gooch: The Autobiography, By Colm Cooper, Transworld Ireland, €23

15th October, 2017
Colm Cooper in action against Dublin in the All-Ireland semi-final in August 2016, a few months before he announced his retirement from inter-county football Pic: INPHO

AutoBiography: Gooch: The Autobiography, By Colm Cooper, Transworld Ireland, €23

Size isn’t everything, so the saying goes. But by the time you’re finished reading this book, you may feel differently. Colm Cooper spends so much of his autobiography hitting back at those who told him he was too short and spindly to make it as a Kerry footballer that you start to wonder who exactly he’s trying to convince. The reader? His old...

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