It’s either “the analysts couch quite soon”, or Lunchtime kick therapy. Here’s Mark “Drink at his new bar Wren on Bowery” Gibson finding the channels. www.thewrennyc.com – brought to you by cohorts at Common Space.
Lima’s Universitario de Deportes added a neat touch by stitching a special crest onto the inside of their new shirt. “The special internal crest has been created by Peruvian artist and Universitario fan Cherman, inspired by one of the team’s nicknames, ‘Garra Crema’ – the Cream Claws. While this is a literal translation of the team’s colors, ‘garra’ is also considered to be a local word for...
When Footballers Wore Speedos
Before Christiano went Hans-Peter Briegel and Bernd Franke. Here they are enjoying a lycra moment in the Spanish sun, during West Germany’s training camp at the 1982 World Cup. Source | Bundesligaclassic.tumblr.com
Crystal Palace New Crest
Crystal Palace are re-branding the club’s crest and are asking for fan’s feedback, here’s the shortlist. “All six of the badges have been designed by Palace supporters, so vote for the design that you feel will help represent the club best. We have prepared many examples of the badges in use on shirts and merchandise to help your selection. The new badge will be used exclusively from the...
Africa Cup of Nations 2012 – CAF
The Africa Cup of Nations starts this weekend with co-hosts Equatorial Guinea taking on Libya. In the absence of Egypt – winners of the previous 3 CAF titles; the question is can Drogba and Yaya inspire The Ivory Coast to a second Nations Cup triumph, and deliver on the billing of tournament favorites. Looking at the official Confederation of African Football (CAF) website those going should...
Berti Voghts: In Defence of Reading
Here’s Berti in soft focus übermenschlich pose. Just what he’s reading we’d like to know.
Hunky Dory: Happy Birthday Bowie
Bromley native David Bowie turns 65 today. It seems right the Thin White Duke adds to his chameleon universe by wearing the captain’s armband of local non-league side Ebbsfleet United. Fitting too as Bowie delivered an astoundingly rich decade of music in the 1970′s: The Man Who Sold the World, Diamond Dogs, “Heroes”, Scary Monsters Super Creeps – album titles supple enough to wrap themselves...
from LUCIFER YOUTH FILM on Vimeo. Occupy! WU LYF are coming to town.
The Final: Goalkeeper With a Cigarette
The championship game between Tails FC and Diners Club International was the archetypal final. The sort of game where the stakes are high yet chances few. The first half saw the defense on top with a scrooge like tightness, epitomized by the defiant stance of both goalkeepers. The game ended 1-1 after normal time and the Golden goal rule came into play, for the first time in.. well a...
Issue three of our favored read The Green Soccer Journal is now available. The latest edition of the London based publication takes a look at the solitary world of goalkeeping, and the responsibilities that accompany being #1. “We speak to some of the games top shot stoppers including Bob Wilson, Tim Howard and the most expensive keeper on record Gigi Buffon. They discuss the reasons they...