Hungry Like The Wolves

Who knew that on the 21st July 2016, it would take Wolverhampton Wanderers just three years to go from being arguably the midlands fourth biggest club (behind Aston Villa, West Bromwich Albion and Birmingham City) to becoming the leader of middle England’s football charge? Continue reading →

Modern Football Documentary

Kauri Multimedia are the film production team behind a short documentary entitled Modern Football. The film takes an affectionate look at regional football, where the game survives in its purest form. Filmed in Aragón, Spain, the video portrays unique match day scenes in various rural locations whilst giving voice to the people who continue to fight for the existence of football in these areas. Continue reading →

Rise of the Machines, the Electronic Sports Universe

We footie lovers harbour strong affection for the beautiful game and living in the age of the Internet, we can benefit from all sorts of treats, from streaming matches on our smartphones, to catching up the games after a day at work. And while we’ve been revelling in the many opportunities presented to us by chance, technology, and the popularity of the game, a new version of it has come about. Continue reading →

Poles Part: Ireland in Crisis

The Irish team and its supporters are in turmoil right now. The manager Martin O’Neill and, in particular, his assistant Roy Keane are under immense pressure from both the media and the fans. The 5-1 World Cup play-off defeat at home to Denmark is still fresh in everyone’s mind and a week of off-field scandal followed by a gutless loss to Wales means Irish football is in a very dark place. Continue reading →

Nations League: Irish Horror Story or Tale of Redemption?

It’s a new chapter for the Irish football team but no one seems to have bought the book. Despite UEFA’s attempts to hype up the Nations League, this still feel likes a set of early season friendlies, and with the Rice and Arter sagas, Irish fans are consumed with negativity towards the management duo of O’Neill and Keane. With a glaring lack of quality in the squad, this seems like the same old story with an unhappy ending. Continue reading →

The Beautiful Badge

From the very first three lions crudely sewn onto the woollen shirts worn by the England players for the world’s first football international in 1872, to todays multi-million pound brands, The Beautiful Badge brings alive a history of the game like never before. Continue reading →

My First Football Shirt: Jason McAteer

The Your First Football Shirt collection is a book by the Football Shirt Collective of 30 interviews and illustrations with footballers such as Alan Shearer and Bob Wilson and fans like BBC’s Dan walker and comedian Josh Widdicombe. Here Ireland star Jason McAteer talks about his first ever shirt, along with his most famous goal in the green jersey. Continue reading →