Bck Page Football

My First Article for Back Page Football on Improving Scottish Football

I am excited to share that I will now be contributing to a great site Back Page Football, which focuses on the wide world of soccer. I will be contributing regularly on a wide variety of topics but here is my first article on improving Scottish soccer: Modern football and Scotland are forever tied together.… Continue reading My First Article for Back Page Football on Improving Scottish Football

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AS Roma, Myself, news, Uncategorized

Announcement – New Contributor for Chiesa Di Totti

As I have been teasing for some time now, one of my two major announcements is ready to be unveiled. Beginning today/when I can get this first article polished and ready, I will be the newest member of the writing team for Chiesa di Totti, an SB Nation blog for AS Roma fans. Roma has had… Continue reading Announcement – New Contributor for Chiesa Di Totti

Myself

Media Hit Announcement and Where to Find My Euro2016/Copa America Work

It has been a while since I have provided an update on my writing, but with so much in life going on, any actual writing has been limited primarily to one topic: soccer. Thankfully, now is a good time to be a soccer writer. Two years ago I launched this page as a way to… Continue reading Media Hit Announcement and Where to Find My Euro2016/Copa America Work

Book review, World Soccer Talk

Review of Messi: Superstar! Kids Book for WST

Here is where the book’s greatest failing is. In trying to tell the story of Lionel Messi and why he is great, the authors hammer home using statistics and graphics data points about his career. None of that matters to kids; kids find their heroes through watching them and then comparing with their friends. As… Continue reading Review of Messi: Superstar! Kids Book for WST

Sports leadership

Why My Man-Crush Antonio Conte Will Thrive at Chelsea

Paolo Bandini at The Guardian has up the kind of piece I have always wanted to write, an excellent breakdown of the new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. I have long been a Conte fan for a number of reasons: he managed by beloved Bari to their most recent promotion, he's a smart tactical manager, and he's not… Continue reading Why My Man-Crush Antonio Conte Will Thrive at Chelsea

World Soccer Talk

Four Unintended Consequences of US Loss to Guatemala – WST

But with every rain cloud, there is a rainbow even though it may be hard to see there were some positives from the match for the US. With a line-up of veterans and younger players, the US had the opportunity to see the consequences of its youth development program and how some of its veterans… Continue reading Four Unintended Consequences of US Loss to Guatemala – WST