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Micky Quinn's Biography

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Mick Quinn went to St Dominic's Comprehensive where he did well at the 100 metres.

Mick Quinn wrote an autobiography called "Who Ate All The Pies". In it he describes how he earned approximately £750,000 from his football career and had zero cash, property or cars on retiring!

Quinn scored 231 goals from 512 games.

His football clubs included Newcastle, Coventry and Portsmouth. Following in the footsteps of Mick Channon, Quinn switched from playing football to training horses, but he hasn't duplicated Channon's success.

Mick Quinn grew up in Liverpool and spent three weeks in prison for twice driving whilst banned. He has been no stranger to controversy throughout his life and was suspended from training horses for two-and a half years.

Quinn has appeared regularly co-hosting programmes for Talksport Radio.

In Bruce Millington's column in The Racing Post on 9 September 2004, he referred to the following Quinn exchange with Andy Townsend:

Referring to David James - "I say drop him," Quinn insisted.

"I'm not so sure," replied Townsend. "I just think that if you drop him now he could be lost forever."

"Well in that case, drop him and give him a compass," said Quinn.

Mick Quinn weighed in at 19st 6lb at the start of Celebrity Fit Club.

Mick, who lives with his wife Karen in Newmarket was told he was medically morbidly obese and was given a target weight of 16 stone.

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