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Kie has written 175 articles so far, you can find them below.

Lionel Messi 91 Goals in 2012 Infographic

Messi 91 goals infographic From graphic designer Dave Williams, whose work has been featured in Four Four Two magazine comes an incredible poster celebrating a World Record Breaking 2012 for the best player in the world. Every goal featured on one print. The red ring signifies a goal for Barcelona whilst the blue ring shows goals for Argentina. Each […] Continue reading →

The Adidas Archive

The Adidas Archive This week Adidas launched their online archive. The interactive website features over 800 items and over 70 exhibitions, with more to be added. The memorabillia tells the history of football in an amazing way. Continue reading →

Cosmos Copa

Cosmos Copa Every year, 36 ‘national teams’, comprised of the diverse communities that make up New York City, come together to play in a World Cup tournament called Cosmos Copa. Organized by the legendary New York Cosmos and heralded as a one-of-a-kind event that showcases the best of NYC, this grassroots tournament attracts a huge following in a spectacular setting. Continue reading →

Nike US Soccer Centennial Kit

Nike US Soccer Centennial Kit The US Soccer Federation celebrates its centennial year with this beauty from Nike. Formed in April 1913 as the United States of America Foot Ball Association, the kit is inspired by the look fo the first game played three years later against Sweden in Stockholm. The crest’s 13 stars and 13 stripes symbolize the first […] Continue reading →

MLS Jersey Week Portland Timbers

Portland-Timbers-2013-adidas-football-shirts MLS Jersey week continues with the launch of the Portland Timbers new home and away kits. The team that formed in 1975 as part of the original NASL league featuring the famous New York Cosmos and Pele, boasts average attendances of 20,438 and are renowned as some of the best fans in the country. Featuring […] Continue reading →

The Smell of Football

Screen Shot 2013-02-24 at 10.56.57 The Smell of Football is the story of what it means to have a true passion. John Westwood supports Portsmouth Football Club and follows them home and away. The short film follows John on a typical match day as he changes his persona from a quiet bookseller into loud, confident super fan. At a time […] Continue reading →

Nike / Side x Side

From the world renowned Wieden + Kennedy agency comes a behind the scenes look at the Nike Merurial Vapor IX advert. Shot in Madrid with phantom cameras utilizing 2 sets for the surreal “diorama” field: both were the same size, but one was flat and the other was pitched 20º to put all the action […] Continue reading →

NIKE Mercurial Vapor IX

Nike The Nike Mercurial Vapor IX launched last weekend to considerable hype. A marketing campiagn backed by Nike’s two big hitters Christiano Ronaldo and Neymar accompanied the launch which had been building for weeks through promo shots and videos of the boot, which originally launched ten years ago. Part of the CR7 Collection, the boot is […] Continue reading →

Póg Mo Goal World Cup 94 Collection

Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, 18 June 1994, Group E 16:05 PM, Attendance: 75,338, Italy 0-1 Ireland. Ireland’s victory over Italy in Giants Stadium New Jersey is one of the most memorable highlights of Irish soccer. Paul McGrath playing with only one good shoulder, put in a colossal performance which is regarded as one of the greatest ever performances by […] Continue reading →

Póg Mo Goal World Cup 94 Collection

Banned from the World Cup for testing positive for five variants of ephedrine, a stimulant banned by soccer’s international governing body FIFA. Maradona’s goal against Greece and his now infamous celebration are immortalised in this T Shirt from Póg Mo Goal’s World Cup 94 Collection. Hand screen printed in Dublin on a 100% cotton Tee. […] Continue reading →

Why Andy Carroll Isn’t as Sh*te as Everyone Thinks

andy carroll With Andy Carroll looking like he may be on his way out of Anfield, is it fair to describe his time at Liverpool as a flop? A return to Newcastle seems imminent but to portray it as slinking back with his tail between his legs would be unfair to the rangy striker. As Ireland found out in Gdansk, trying to fill the gaps left by Fernando Torres can leave you isolated. Continue reading →

Press Pain in Derry-air for Trap

mcclean The acclaim which greeted the on-field arrival of Derry’s James McClean during last Wednesday’s game with the Czech Republic was like the return of the messiah. For many, his inclusion on the plane to Poland in the summer seems a foregone conclusion. And this gives Trapattoni a major media headache. Continue reading →

Star Player Ken Scores a Winner

heineken star player The nice people at Heineken gave Póg Mo Goal a test drive of their new Star Player to play along live with the UEFA Champions League. It’s billed as the first global ‘dual screen’ Champions League football game. Póg Mo Goal’s Kie got a few of the lads round with Chelsea’s trip to Spain the match of choice and the Star Player experience proved a winner. Continue reading →