When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Soccer Club Mergers
Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.
The Life and Legacy of Rocky Rocastle In The Words of His Son and Ian Wright
In March 2001, Arsenal legend and fan favourite David Rocastle died from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at only 33 years of age. We spoke to his son Ryan and former teammate Ian Wright about his life and career.
The Social, Political and Cultural Significance of Old-School Football Message Boards
While one might assume that the pub is still the primary social hub for football fans, there are in fact vast online communities based on outmoded internet forums. For many, they are where the last vestiges of true football fandom reside.
Jack Wilshere, Harry Kane and Mesut Özil participate in Bizarre “Time To Go, Massimo” Protest Video
Though the exact origins of the clip are unclear, we’re guessing it took some fairly elaborate trickery on one Leeds fan’s part.
The 'Manager-Eater' Is the World's Weirdest Sports Team Owner
Massimo Cellino is equal parts entrepreneur, criminal, hero, and villain. And that doesn't even begin to cover the full story of soccer's most eccentric team owner.