Eid-wood Park: The Pride of Lancashire
Virtually every club in the region claims to be “The Pride of Lancashire”…for me, Blackburn Rovers are the pride of Lancashire.
Korea & Japan – 20 years later
It was a tournament for the ages…that remains in the hearts and minds of all who had the pleasure of witnessing it forever.
The Cartridge Family: The Simpsons’ first foray into ‘soccer’
While the football segment only lasted little over three minutes, it is one of the most iconic sporting scenes depicted in the show.
Canadian Premier League Profiles: Valour FC
Valour FC. Based in the provincial capital of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Valour is dripping in identity…Valour by name and Valour by nature.
Finnish top-flight, known as the Veikkausliiga.
Sweet Maple Syrup – Canada MNT Enter Golden Era
With their FIFA ranking at an all-time high of 33rd and a booming domestic league behind them, Canada’s Men’s National Team is entering a true golden era. How far can they go?
The Demise of the 37
Limerick may have a fine sporting heritage, but various incarnations of the city’s football club have struggled to compete with rugby union and GAA. Can Treaty FC put football on the Irish city’s map once and for all?
Justin Walley: From Latvia with Love
While many have travelled the world, few can boast the wild variety of Justin Walley’s globetrotting adventures – and football has played no small part in that. It is rare to see Latvian players making their way in England – there were four that featured in the Premier League around the turn of the century…
André Onana: A headache, furosemide and a 12 month drug ban
AFCON 2021 boasts a number of high profile names; Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez and Sadio Mané being some of the major headliners. You don’t need to look too far down the list of stars to see the focal point of this article. André Onana is the Cameroon goalkeeper, notably guarding the nets for European powerhouse…
La Roja – The Rover
There is absolutely no reason for me to have any affiliation with Chile. The north-west of England bears no resemblance to the south-west of South America. A Chilean’s English may be no better than my Spanish, though it probably is. However, at the tender age of 12 with a VHS on my television highlighting the…