My Team & I: Napoli

By Paolo Mancini Twitter: @Napoli_Blogger Website: WHY NAPOLI? I was born into a part Neapolitan and part ‘Geordie’ family, I never really got into watching Newcastle United partially because we didn’t have Sky as a child so the only football I could really watch was Serie A on a Sunday afternoon. Because of this Napoli became […]

My Team & I: Hearts

  By Craig Cairns Twitter: @Threeattheback Website: Why Hearts? Quite a boring answer to this one unfortunately. My father is a Hearts supporter, therefore, I was brought up as one. As well as this, they are also my local team. I have lived in the west of Edinburgh for most of my life and attended […]

My Team & I: Melbourne Victory

  By Skye McTavish Twitter: @skyemct Why Melbourne Victory? Prior to the introduction of the A-League, football in Australia had been in a bit of a wilderness. There was a national “soccer” league and various state leagues, but the A-League was the first “shiny and commercial” version. Victory was the only choice and until the […]

Edmundo – The Animal

Edmundo was a modern day Brazilian footballing hell-raiser. Starting with Vasco da Gama in 1990 he would leave & return to his first club five times, ending his career there in 2008. He suffered the ultimate high of winning The Brazilian National Championship there & the low of suffering relegation there. For all that Edmundo […]

Garrincha – Flawed Genius

Now when it comes to role models versus flawed genius’s I always seem to prefer the role models, for example I think Pele was a better player than Maradona. I think George Best & Paul Gascoigne were talented players but when people mention ‘great careers’ I cant help but feel they did not fully reach […]

Interview: Dan Brennan Part 3

Interview Part 3 with Dan Brennan from Philip Johnston on Vimeo. Well here is the last part of our Dan Brennan interview. Many thanks again to Dan, who writes for Four Four Two, In Bed With Maradona & When Saturday Comes as well as many more. Please take a look at Dan’s translating website Libero […]

My Team & I: Ross County

By John Maxwell Twitter: @johnamaxwell Website:   Why Ross County? I was 9 years old when County were admitted to the Scottish Football League (SFL), which was perfect timing for a young boy getting into football post-World Cup ’94. The World Cup, as it is for many young people around the globe, was the catalyst […]

Serie A Heroes: George Weah

The last player in this series was in my opinion the first World Class African footballer, George Weah. I first seen George Weah during his PSG days after they signed him from Monaco where a certain Arsene Wenger had signed him. Weah never forgot Wenger & when he won World Player of the Year in […]

My Team & I: Oxford Utd

By Rupert Fryer Twitter: @Rupert_Fryer Website: South American Football Why Oxford United? I was born in the city to a family of Oxford United fans – my Grandfather had supported the club way back in the ‘50s when they were still known as Headington United. He was a season ticket holder and my dad got […]