Phil made an amazing total of 573 appearances for the Bluebirds in all competitions between 1972 and 1985 – a record that is unlikely ever to be broken.Written in conjunction with local author James Leighton, ‘ Mr Cardiff City ’ tells the remarkable story of Phil’s football career including his early days as an apprentice under Jimmy Scoular, the promotions and relegations he experienced with the club during the Seventies and Eighties, and his sad departure in March 1985 following his release by Alan Durban. Packed with amusing anecdotes and interesting stories, the book also provides details of Phil’s international career with Wales , which included a winning debut in Iran and scoring a goal against England at Ninian Park . ‘ Mr Cardiff City ’ retails at £16.99. Phil is kindly donating £5 from every copy sold by the Supporters’ Trust to the Fred Keenor Statue Appeal. The book will make an ideal Christmas present for any Bluebirds fan, so don’t miss your chance to get a signed and dedicated copy. Orders can be collected from the Supporters’ Trust office before the game against Middlesbrough (17 December) at the retail price of £16.99 or sent to anywhere in the UK at a cost of £20.00 including postage and packing. If you would like to order a signed and dedicated copy, please e-mail email@example.com as soon as possible. The closing date for orders is Tuesday 13 December. The Supporters’ Trust office is situated on the oustide of the ground at the Canton Stand end of the Cardiff City Stadium just a few yards to the right of the turnstiles at Gate 5.