Throughout his career and life Gary Sprake, the Leeds Utd and Welsh International goalkeeper, has been a controversial figure and his name has generated enormous debate for decades. Gary is best known for his five or six mistakes, even though he played over 500 games at the top level. He became a natural fall guy and a soft target. To ridicule Sprake was an effective way to ridicule Leeds United. However, this prevalent public image is not a viewpoint shared by other contemporaries and opponents who argue Gary was in fact one of the greatest goalkeepers of his generation. Written by his nephew Stuart, with Gary's full commitment, it will explore the reasons why Gary has been much maligned and the controversy of bribery and corruption.