Stamford Chidge interviews Kelvin Barker about his new e book: “Days (I’ll Keep in mind All My Life)”

Kelvin Barker, writer of ‘Celery: Representing Chelsea within the ’80’s’ and author for cfcuk, talks about his new e book “Days (I’ll Keep in mind All My LIfe)”. Celebrating the 50 years Kelvin has been following Chelsea, the e book is a rollercoaster of feelings entiwined with a touching private journey.

Within the e book, all of it begins with Kelvin’s first match – Chelsea v Ipswich City in 1973 and continues with him recalling momentous matches for Chelsea during the last 50 years together with Chelsea v Hull City in 1977; Chelsea v Liverpool in 1982; Arsenal v Chelsea in 1984, the 1997 FA Cup closing, and the Champions’ League finals in 2008 and 2012, proper as much as Chelsea v West Ham in 2019, alongside extra idiosyncratic matches akin to Chelsea v Orient in 1978 and even Wrexham v Dagenham & Redbridge in 2019.

Whereas every match has significance for Kelvin as a Chelsea supporter, additionally they be aware a selected private reminiscence or milestone as he goes from broad eyed boy to world weary center age.

The e book in some ways is a love letter to his household and pals and particularly to Chelsea, his fixed companion for 50 years. Chelsea haven’t at all times made him joyful, they’ve typically diminished him to tears, however as summer time begins to show to autumn within the relationship, Kelvin has determined that, similar to his life, all of it turned out properly ultimately.

Kelvin’s e book will be bought from Amazon or from Gate17 Books

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