February 2015 ⋆ An Old International

Champions League Match Report: Manchester City – Barcelona

Rumours circulated on Monday that the Manchester United Museum and Tour experience had sold out completely over two whole days. Purportedly, this was due to the influx of FC Barcelona supporters into Manchester for the UEFA Champions League game against cross-town rivals Manchester City. This fact will not bother City supporters in the slightest. Match…

Red Star FC 93 – Paris FC

The Paris derby. Or what counts as a derby in the City of Light. Moreover, it was the top game of the division this weekend as the visitors from the South of Paris came as leaders of the National, France’s third division and the hosts who are two places behind them. Suspicious baggage A journey…

Pioneering Erbstein – Book Review

Dominic Bliss has delivered a seminal study about one of football’s forgotten pioneers: Ern? Egri Erbstein. From humble beginnings in Budapest to become a legend of Italian football: Dominic Bliss has retraced Erbstein’s career meticulously. ‘Whether the historians like it or not, football cannot be taken out of the history of the modern world and…