Superb Insight Into Yesterday's Tragedy In Egypt... →
Podcast (as described by Beyond the Pitch) Anto is joined by Middle East football expert currently at the Rajaratnam School of International Studies and is the author of the Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer to discuss the stadium tragedy at Port Said this evening which resulted in at least 73 killed and up to 1,000 injuries in the hours after bloody confrontations. James provides us some...
Reading Rec: Pride, pig-headedness and glee -... →
Excerpt: ‘Demontage. It’s a word that’s so good Germans had to nick it from the French. It refers to the taking apart of something (or someone) but there are extra layers of meaning. A Demontage is conspicuous, a very public destruction of an important person’s image and status, and it implies an element of glee, lust even. Roping in a fremdwort (foreign word) to name an...
Reading Rec: The African Cup of Nations - ... →
‘The African Cup of Nations is one of those rare, joyous windows into Africa with the potential to show another side of a dynamic continent. Perhaps that is because many of its players are now global personalities. Perhaps it is because we have more access than ever to the people who have been covering African soccer for years. Regardless of the reason, that window into the soul of the...
Reading Rec: Back to Anfield South
afootballreport: By Amy Eustace There came a point at the beginning of last year when you simply knew it was coming. Perhaps it was the infamous Roy Hodgson face rub – a sure sign that man had reached his last bastion of pure desperation – the previous December, or the penalty that Steven Gerrard sent soaring uncharacteristically over the bar against Blackburn the same month. We all sensed...
Reading Rec: TNC’s Deadline Day Exclusive... →
Interesting interview on pursing career in journalism, #Euro2012, titles races across Europe,fielding ‘B’ sides in Championship, and more… Read the full interview at Transfer News Central.