As the author of The Cameo Conspiracy and a forthcoming book which will prove the innocence of Devlin and Burns, and having spent a total of 10 years researching both cases, I cannot suppress a wry grin, when I read these romanticised
"accounts" of the cases, which even fail to indict the real villain - Herbert Balmer.
The FA were happy to listen to Sven Goran-Eriksson's barmy idea of having the most romanticised
game in the football calendar on a Wednesday next season, but they won't have any truck with midweek replays any more.
the old punks - Dancing With Joey Ramone is like a roll-call of the late 70s - but her subjects vary.
The Rock was (is) good, no question, but a legend only in the sense that, unless he proves a better sire than most, his performances will remain exaggerated and romanticised
But he added: "Icons should never be romanticised