Description - Blue by Barry Ferguson
Barry Ferguson is Scotland s most gifted footballer, the heartbeat of Rangers and the captain of his country. He has grown up in the spotlight yet the fans know only his public face. Now a star notoriously protective of his privacy opens his heart and delivers a no-holds-barred account of his controversial career. Blue features Ferguson s take on all aspects of his eventful journey so far, including the axing of Lorenzo Amoruso as Gers skipper and Ferguson s appointment at the age of only 22; the horrifying night of violence when he was bottled in the face after being sent off in a 6 2 Old Firm defeat; his venture into the Premiership after signing for Blackburn Rovers in 2003 and the bust-up that followed with Rangers chairman David Murray; the despair and agony of the broken kneecap he feared had ended his career; the elation he felt on his return to his boyhood heroes; and his turbulent relationship with ill-fated Rangers manager Paul Le Guen, who told Ferguson he was finished at Ibrox and stripped him of the captaincy before Le Guen was sacked. Now flourishing again under Walter Smith, Barry tells of his turmoil when he feared Le Guen would win their war of wills and boot
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Barry Ferguson is arguably the most talented Scottish player of his generation and wears the captain's armband for both Rangers and his country. Iain King is the chief football writer for the Scottish Sun and has covered top-level football for the last two decades.