The Magazine

Here Comes The Crazy Gang
It is a warm summer’s day in 1987. Two middle-aged men – one from Lebanon, the other Coventry – sit down for lunch in an exclusive central London restaurant. Bobby Gould is the new manager of Wimbledon FC. His dining...
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The Pride of the Peacock
The 21st of August 1965 may seem like another unremarkable date in history for many, but in the world of English football, it’s a date on which things permanently changed. It was the day the first ever official substitution was made in the...
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No One Likes Us, We Don’t Care
Growing up is hard to do, especially if you’re a fan of the town’s rival football team and insist on wearing the full kit at every opportunity.Our chosen pitch was a large semi-circle of grass at the top of Montgomery...
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Premier League Football Factory
Jeremy Wisten had dreamed of following in the footsteps of his idol Vincent Kompany. At age 12, the Malawian-born youngster was excelling among his age group as a quick, ball-playing centre-half. When Manchester City approached him playing for his local...
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