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Linvoy Primus

Linvoy Primus

Linvoy Primus

Portsmouth defender Linvoy Primus has just published his autobiography telling the remarkable story of his life in football and his religious faith which has driven him.

Portsmouth defender Linvoy Primus has written his autobiography, Transformed,  which tells the story of one of football's most popular figures.

The book reveals Linvoy's turbulent career, being rejected by Charlton in the early days but later being part of the remarkable transformation of Portsmouth under Harry Redknapp.

Linvoy talks about his experience of finding Christianity - which he felt helped a void in his life - at Portsmouth FC, with the help of fellow player Darren Moore.

Openly being a Christian in the world of football wasn't an easy ride - the book charts the initial reactions of his teammates and the ribbing he took in the early days.

Linvoy's faith has grown to become huge part of his life, and before each game he prays - a ritual that has grown to include other members of the team.

He has also worked with the charity Faith in Football, which helps to show children positive experiences through involvement with football.

Tony Husband spoke to Linvoy at the launch of his biography - watch the interview in full below.

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