November 2014 ⋆ An Old International

Paris FC – Boulogne-sur-Mer

Paris is a city full of people, occasionally too many. There’s hardly a time or place that it is not crowded. Visit any park as soon as spring comes and you won’t be able to find a quiet spot. What a difference a visit in the Stade Charlety makes. A 20000 capacity ground for a…

Lighthouses and Football

The function of a lighthouse is to guide ships safely through the night. Football clubs could fulfil a similar task, metaphorically. According to Wikipedia, a lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses and used as a navigational aid for maritime pilots…

if we don't take action now

…we’ll settle for nothing later… Rage against the Machine appeared to be the right sountrack for the day when it must have become clear even to the last person with the slightest interest in football, that something is rotten at the core of the organization claiming to represent football: FIFA. The report into the investigation…

if we don’t take action now

…we’ll settle for nothing later… Rage against the Machine appeared to be the right sountrack for the day when it must have become clear even to the last person with the slightest interest in football, that something is rotten at the core of the organization claiming to represent football: FIFA. The report into the investigation…

It’s all in your head

In the last week of October, FC Magdeburg had their biggest game of the season: a Cup tie against Bayer Leverkusen, a team from the top range of the Bundesliga and regular Champions League participant. It was a fight David vs. Goliath with an unlucky ending for the small club. It was however, a sign…