Footy Books: The Outsider

The Outsider by Johnathan Wilson is a deep-dive into the enigma-wrapped-in-a-riddle that is the goalkeeper. Wilson, as he so often does, masterfully weaves a story throughout the common thread that all of his “characters” hold, their shared experience as the crazy one… Continue Reading

Pythagoras in Boots is Gone: RIP Johann Cruyff

  Johan Cruyff, the mad Dutch genius who provided the world with an unsurpassed combination of beauty, grit, and guile in his game, sadly has passed after a battle with cancer. Regarded as one of the sport’s greats, his exploits… Continue Reading

Footy Books: 8 World Cups

Eight World Cups: My Journey Through the Beauty and Dark Side of Soccer by George Vecsey does what few others books about this game can. It canonizes the history of the sport’s Mount Olympus through the lens of one man who… Continue Reading