March 2021 ⋆ An Old International

Q&A: Chris O’Keeffe, editor Turnstiles Mag

The editor of Turnstiles Magazine has kindly answered some questions. Please note that this Q&A has been conductred via email and direct messages on twitter. 1. What was the decisive factor that turned you into an editor? I always wanted to do my own magazine for years. I always dreamt of holding something in my…

Review: Turnstiles Magazine

Nowadays new football magazines come along just like the turnstiles kept ticking over once people were still allowed inside football grounds, in a time before the pandemic. Fittingly, the magazine reviewed is called Turnstiles and its first number is looked at here. In contrast to many other magazines, Turnstiles comes with a strong Lancastrian and…

Magdeburg beat Bayern 2

FC Magdeburg continue their good run against teams from or around Munich, beating Bayern’s reserves at the Bayern campus. They are now three games unbeaten and look good. Bayern vs. Magdeburg: some history There was a time when the fixture FC Bayern München against 1. FC Magdeburg had the connoisseurs of European click their tongues…

We shall fight on the beaches!

Magdeburg have to convert to beach soccer in order to secure their league status as the pitch resembles more a beach than a football pitch. A Churchillian twist to their already tough situation. It is certainly no secret and no wizardry is needed to establish the fact that in order to play football a pitch…

Backyard Football

Playing and losing in the Europa League is part of football these days. You play and you win. You play and you lose. That is football, always has been. Some however, have not understood. Despite the ongoing Corona pandemic football is going ahead as if nothing happened, losing some of its image and credibility along…

Missing a sitter

We all have been there: somehow we have managed to get through defense and are free on goal only to miss THE opportunity to score a goal, maybe the decisive goal.

Him team mates have to console him as the guy knows what a chance he has missed there.