Neil's second novel, Premier Leech, tackles the greed, sleaze and corruption tarnishing the English Premier League. No footballer's wife is off-limits, no bung is ever turned down and no corrupt businessman is ever denied the chance to buy into the money-making machine. Scott, an Essex boy and club captain of his EPL side, has a pop star wife, millions in the bank and is adecent season away from an England cap.
Until he sleeps with his best mate's wife.
His attempts to keep the scandal out of the tabloids and tweets are not helped by his media-savvy manager trying to finalise a club takeover with a dodgy Saudi businessman who wants to buy into the EPL so he can sleep with Cockney blonde hookers. Can Scott keep his affair out of the headlines? Just how much is the modern EPL footballer willing to sacrifice to stay in the game?
What they say
“Humphreys magnificently scrapes his studs down the shin of football.”
Tony Grounds, writer of All In The Game, The Dinner Party and The Martins