Dave McVay was a midfielder for Notts County in the seventies, who trained all week, went for a pint after work and helped a tea-mate on his egg round in his spare time.
After which, he embarked on a career as a reporter for the Post, before going national as Midlands correspondent for The Times.
Five years ago, he was going through some old diaries and sent them to a publisher. The result was Steak... Diana Ross, the story of a ‘football nobody’.
As a document of a bygone era, the book wees on 99% of other football biographies from a great height...