Images relating to my novel about Rabbi Howell of SUFC, LFC and PNE, first Romani to play for England
Pinstone Street decorated for Victoria's Silver Jubilee image s01579 Picture Sheffield
Bridge Street Sheffield
The Don from Lady's Bridge
This is an Anglo-romani Gypsy encampment at the turn of the end of the 19th century. Rab would have spent his early years in a place like this.
Sheffield River Don and Smithfields fair
Aston Lower Grounds where a great clash occurred in 1898: a real "4 pointer"
The Don at Bridgehouses
Rab in his Liverpool days - 3rd player from left middle row.The man in the bowler hat is Tom Watson - arguably Liverpool's greatest ever manager. Controversial?
This is the evangelist Gypsy Smith who appears in the book.
Ernest Needham, prince of halfbacks
A Sunderland fan 1898? (See chapter 27: page 278)
Book cover plus Historical Novel Society Indie award long list logo for 2015 - OK so it;s not exactly the Booker prize but...
This is the plot where Rab is buried in an unmarked grave. We are trying to raise money to rectify that. No one who played for England should be buried in an unmarked grave.
Taken at the launch at Bramall Lane
Image of Rabbi Howell made for International Romani day 8 April