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Steve Bruce delays autobiography ‘What happens at Newcastle might be worth a chapter or two…’

1 year ago

Steve Bruce has confirmed that his autobiography has been put on hold.

It had an original release date of October 2019 but circumstances meant that date was made impossible.

Both of Bruce’s parents dying within a short space of time and family commitments taking priority.

However, the book is now indefinitely on hold, due to Steve Bruce taking the Newcastle United Head Coach position.

David Ornstein column on The Athletic reporting that ‘Theatre of Dreams’ won’t be seen for the foreseeable.

Ornstein says that the book is still available to pre-order on various online sites (Amazon, WHSmith, Waterstones etc) with this jacket cover.

Steve Bruce is still listed as an author on publisher Headline’s website and ‘Theatre of Dreams’ is described as: ‘Steve Bruce’s autobiography will enthral fans of both Manchester United and English football generally with its absorbing assessment of Sir Alex Ferguson’s tenure at United and with its insightful portraits of United greats…In his later chapters, he provides an intriguing assessment of the changing face of football management.’

The Athletic report Steve Bruce telling them:

“I have put it on hold.

“I just don’t have time any more.

“I have done a few little things for it, but that’s on the back-burner now.

“It was obviously very difficult to find any time when I was coming up and down the motorway to see my mam and dad and it wouldn’t be right to do it now.

“What happens at Newcastle might be worth a chapter or two anyway!”

The planned auto biography raises all kinds of questions.

Firstly, exactly how long Steve Bruce’s reign at Newcastle will last and further delay publication.

Then secondly, exactly what Bruce will say when reviewing his time at Newcastle United?


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