Roger’s Biography

Wednesday, 29 August 2001, 0:00
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“Another Day At The Office” – The Roger Freestone Biography

by Keith Haynes and Phil Sumbler

Available October 2001

(Apologies For The Poor Quality Of The Cover Shots)

Association Football In The United Kingdom has seen many changes over the last ten years. Players like Roger Freestone are fast becoming a dying breed. They show loyalty to their clubs, and repay the support they receive from the seats and terraces by becoming a part of the institution that they represent. In turn they get incredible respect from fellow professionals and their peers at the clubs that they play for. Roger is one of these players. A career that has seen him play in the lower echelons of the football league has not been lose on football watchers nationwide. This book is the true story of a man who cannot be explained away as a journeyman, as he has travelled little. Newport County, Chelsea, a brief loan spell at Hereford and then Swansea City tell the Roger Freestone story. He has shown loyalty beyond what any football fan would expect of a professional, His rewards have been many though – he is an international footballer, a record breaker and was at one stage a goal-scoring goalkeeper.

From Risca Rangers to Stamford Bridge to playing against the world’s best in the Millennium Stadium, this is the Roger Freestone story, a fight for recognition, a family torn apart and now ultimate happiness as he calmly reassures the back four in front of him and the fans who admire him.
Many professional footballers will find his story hard to understand, as they claw for a few more thousand pounds a week, light years away from Roger’s career path. And that is why this story has to be told. We need some sanity in a football world that has gone mad. Another Day At The Office brings some semblance of sanity to proceedings and talks about real people like Roger Freestone. A real footballer in an unbelievable world.
I have watched Roger so many times I have lost count. He is safe and solid, as a youngster I admired him as a player, and fellow professional today that admiration has not decreased. John Hartson.
Roger is the last of a dying breed, he deserves recognition for his services to football. Andrew Melville
Players like Roger put our football lives into perspective, he is a genuinely nice person and a great keeper. Wales should be proud of him, the next Roger Freestone is a long way away. Matthew Jones.

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