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

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

My Footballing Pet Peeves

Let’s be honest, if you’re reading this, you love the game of football – although we may love this game, there will always be little things about it that drive people up the proverbial wall and grind their gears. That’s… Continue Reading

Top 10 Most Hipster Soccer Clubs

Detractors from the game we love have dubbed it a socialist sport, a commie endeavor, one favored by the liberal ‘lefties’.  Whether that is due to the more open fluidity of the game itself, the grey areas prevalent in both the way… Continue Reading