Wales Football Stars Hail new book Charting success!
Published this week, When Dragons Dare to Dream is the follow-up to Jamie Thomas' successful The Dragon Roars Again and starts where that left off, charting the amazing progress of the Welsh football team through the Euro 2016 finals.
Players from the
"Qualification for Euro 2016 meant absolutely everything to us, as a team, as a nation of people who have waited our whole lives to see
"We players had the time of our lives – every single day was a pleasure, and I like to think the fans enjoyed it just as much as we did; we just didn't want it to end!" said Joe, "To try and tell our nation's incredible story over the summer is no easy task, but Jamie's done a brilliant job of it with this new book. It's a must-read for any football fan!" he added.
Euro 2016 was the first major tournament for the national team since 1958. The success of the team was a dream come true for many fans and culminated with the team reaching the Euro 2016 semi-finals.
The book includes in-depth analysis of and insight into the journey taken during the summer of 2016, including an exclusive interview with Mark Evans of the FAW which offers a glimpse into the preparations for and events in the team base during the tournament. Players and team staff also offer their exclusive comments, including Joe Ledley and Chris Gunter.
"I'm very pleased to say that this is another very good book that tells
Raised on Anglesey, author Jamie Thomas is a 23-year-old Media Masters graduate and lifelong
"I was ecstatic with the reception my first book received from everyone – whether that be people involved with the Wales squad on a day-to-day basis, fellow Wales fans or other journalists," said Jamie.
When Dragons Dare to Dream by Jamie Thomas (£9.99, Y Lolfa) is published on November 1st.