Monthly Archive: September 2010

Cafe Calcio Looks To Break The Mould 4

Cafe Calcio Looks To Break The Mould

Anyone that has regularly had to endure the BBC’s “6-0-6″ will be more than aware of the uniquely frustrating feeling of listening boors arguing with boors for hours on end about matters that neither...

Video Of The Week: Football & Fascism 7

Video Of The Week: Football & Fascism

As some of you may have noticed, we’ve restarted the “Video Of The Week” section on the site, and this week we have a particular treat for you in the form of the outstanding...

Wayne Rooney, Mohammad Amir and the News of the World 10

Wayne Rooney, Mohammad Amir and the News of the World

The News of the World has been much in the news lately, as well as making it and printing it. The ‘phone-tapping scandal will run its course and might or might not come to anything – if they are as deep in that as allegations suggest then of course I hope they’re held to account for it. But for me it’s a bit of a side issue. It’s hardly necessary to find evidence of illegal activity in order to hold the NotW in contempt: the evidence of their toxic effect on public – and private – life is there for all to see in the published edition of the ‘paper.

The Ten Greatest Goal(post)s Of All-Time 6

The Ten Greatest Goal(post)s Of All-Time

One of the greatest blights of modern football is that it looks the same wherever in the world you go. Teams from Addis Ababa to Zurich play with equipment made by the same handful...