The Magazine

Rock Bottom and Back
Stood in a pub in Camden on the evening of May 22, 2010, there was a sense of disbelief amongst us. Just a few hours earlier we had witnessed something quite remarkable. Blackpool Football Club had beaten Cardiff City in...
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For The Love of The Game
There’s a dying breed of football fan. It’s the kind who believes that players are as deeply in love with the game as those watching from the stands. By now, all but the most deluded are at least vaguely aware...
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The Tragical History of José Germano de Sales
When Clarence Seedorf was announced as the head coach of AC Milan on 16 January 2014, there was little talk of his lack of experience in the role. Instead, the aspect of the appointment that seemingly struck the most sensitive chord was...
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The Art of Goalkeeping
I’m standing in a puddle. In the pouring rain. And there is a man in front of me screaming his head off. At me. And I don’t even know him. The problem? Well, it’s a little tricky to make out...
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