Reviews Archives ⋆ Page 2 of 2 ⋆ An Old International

Cross the Line – Book Review

What does it mean to be a professional footballer and to believe in God? English and international players answer this and other questions in a recently published book. Book reviews are normally a pleasant thing to do. In most cases the book will arrive without any extra cost and will be an enrichment to the…

Magazine Review: Mundial

The current fifth issue of Mundial offers writings about the career of Francesco Totti at Roma, tells us why Zidane and Ronaldhino were better than CR7 and Messi today and informs us what is so good about Hull. Yes, you've read that correctly, Hull. As names of football magazines go, it is difficult to give…

Magazine Review: The Turf

Football writing from Down Under? The Turf is the new kid on the block. When it comes to football, there can be no doubt that it is the most popular sport of our times, perhaps of all times. There is no problem to gather information about the game in the most distant corners of the…

Book Review: The Football’s Revolt

Footballs have feelings, too! This is the lesson learned from this book. Read more →

TV Review: Virage Nord

Football and fictional television drama rarely go well together. More often than not, the images are too clicheed and the atmosphere is flat to say the least. However, as with all rules there are exceptions. This mini series produced in France and shown on the French-German broadcaster ARTE combines a crime story with a study…

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…