Monthly Archives: June 2011

Soccer in the Deep South – new article for IBWM

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Tweet I think I may have mentioned (about a hundred times) that I went to America recently and had a wonderful time in the Deep South. I did promise to share some thoughts on the football culture down there, and … Continue reading

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The Kit Parade

Tweet The manufacturers of football kits have long since stretched the limits of an original design past their credible boundaries. There are only so many ways you can re-imagine a red shirt. Fortunately for the clubs, you don’t need the … Continue reading

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Filippo Galli stars in surreal year in Hertfordshire

Tweet I recently provided a contribution for the ‘Getting Shirty’ feature in the Weekly Howl – the weekly newsletter written by fans for When Saturday Comes. The feature offers fans the opportunity to write a brief comment on a notable … Continue reading

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The dangers of Championship Manager abuse

Tweet In these (relatively) football free months, there are many ways to enjoy your weekends. If you live in certain parts of London, for example, you might enjoy prancing around a farmer’s market with your trousers rolled up to your ankles. … Continue reading

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Summer transfers and a new post on five that got away from Serie A

Tweet With the international weekend out of the way, we are finally into the closed season. Those pedestrian pre-season matches don’t begin for a month – a whole month – so now’s the time to rediscover life. Alternatively, you could … Continue reading

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