A powerful memoir from one of Britain's most inspiring women.
Eniola Aluko has 102 caps for England and thirty three goals to her name. She has played for Chelsea and Birmingham City, spent three years playing in the States and most recently joined Juventus in 2018.Eni was the first female pundit on Match of the Day, she is an ambassador for UN Women and has a weekly football column with the Guardian.She also holds a first-class honours degree in Law.
They Don't Teach This is a fascinating examination of her
multiple identities - British and Nigerian, a girl in a boy's
world, footballer and academic, a kid from an estate with
upper-middle-class parents, a God-fearing rebel... Aluko does not
hold back - and few people from the football establishment emerge
with their reputation intact * Guardian *
They Don't Teach This pays homage to a fantastic career and extraordinary life so far in Aluko's own words. The book will undoubtedly bring to fruition the legacy she has worked hard to build... Eni Aluko grows from strength to strength... Raw, honest and unapologetic * Give Me Sport *
An eye-opening account * The Times *
They Don't Teach This...perfectly sums up striker Eniola Aluko's struggles against her former employers at the FA...a painful battle for the truth -- Emma John * Guardian, *Books of the Year* *
[They Don't Teach This] is hugely motivational and shows what it takes to be a world-class athlete... Aluko is open and honest -- Fadumo Olow * Daily Telegraph *