Book launch

Ian Wright launches book in north London pub

By Liam Coleman contact

- Last updated on GMT

Related tags: North london pub, Arsenal f.c.

Rather than the traditional literary festival or large book store, retired footballer Ian Wright launched his autobiography, A Life In Football in north London pub, the Tollington Arms.

The forward, who scored 185 goals in seven years for Arsenal, spent five hours greeting fans and signing books at the pub.

Greene King pub the Tollington, which is closely associated with Arsenal due to its proximity to their Emirates Stadium, is run by lifelong Arsenal fan Martin Whelan and has previously played host to six launches of books about the club. 

"Since people have finished work, we've had a huge queue, so it's a constant stream of customers," Whelan said.

Related topics: Greene King, Sport, Events & Occasions

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