Most of you have already lived out this book, but only in your dreams During the course of nine injury-ridden but wonderfully fulfilling months in 1998, British sports writer, broadcaster and author Ian Stafford lived out his own fantasies and played sport with the world's greatest individuals and teams in their own environments. In doing so, he put his physical and mental skills to the ultimate test as he attempted to mix with the best.
Ian Stafford is a prolific writer, journalist and broadcaster. A former chief sports reporter for the Mail on Sunday, he was voted National Sports Writer of the Year in 1990. As a result of Playground of the Gods he is a regular contributor to Esquire. He lives in Kent with his wife and children.