isbn 9780955880780 Reid Publishing, 2013
Justin Fashanu became Britain's first black million pound player and the first professional footballer to come out as gay. However, instead of a happy ending, Fashanu's rags to riches story ended in tragic circumstances. Nick Baker traces the spectacular rise and fall of a sporting icon drawing upon exclusive interviews and previously unseen documents and photographs, and reveals the truth behind Fashanu's desperate suicide. 246pp
Fashanu was at Nottingham Forest 1981-82 and at Notts.County 1982-85.