Monthly Archives: December 2011

Football in 2012

Tweet Around this time last year I shared some hopes, dreams and aspirations for football in 2011. Despite being an utterly futile exercise, a yearly wish list is standard fare for all aspiring football writer types. Let’s see how I … Continue reading

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Only football can save me from the agony of Christmas TV

Tweet This post first appeared on Surreal Football. Christmas: the best thing to happen to English football When it comes to football it’s generally accepted that England isn’t the best at anything anymore. Lord knows I’ve been quick to pour … Continue reading

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Interview with Brentford’s Marcel Eger: record shopping, politics and FC St Pauli

Tweet German footballers have little obvious incentive to move to England. With such a strong domestic set up at home, those that leave are generally heading for the financial riches of the Premier League. It is a rare thing to … Continue reading

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Reasons to love Napoli

Tweet This article first appeared on Surreal Football. Glamour, snobbery and a smoking manager: reasons to like S.S.C Napoli S.S.C Napoli is the only genuine football behemoth in Southern Italy. Rather like the city it resides in, the football club … Continue reading

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