Staying At Home: Top 5 Football Podcasts To Listen To

Staying At Home: The Best Football Podcasts To Listen To

“England Wednesday. Sheffield Saturday” – Chris Woods Advert (1990s). When I worked in the “high flying” PR industry in London from 2006-2007, I was into Podcasts a lot. I downloaded lots of them and always listened to them on the tube on my way to work and back. It was a sweet release from the Read more about Staying At Home: The Best Football Podcasts To Listen To[…]

Argentina in 1946 - Champions of South America

Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1946 World Cup?

“Schillaci, yes….it’s that man again” – British TV commentator, 1990. My ubiquitous love affair with football dates back to the 1980s. I was a kid in the Northern Irish seaside resort of Bangor with a green international football shirt, a green and white ball and a passion for everything football. The 1982 and 1986 World Read more about Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1946 World Cup?[…]

Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1942 World Cup?

“Mussolini hangs from a butcher’s hook” – Richey James Edwards. I love the World Cup. It is the most magnificent tournament in the world. It is the reason I fell in love with travel and football all in one. Mexico 86. I had the Panini sticker album, my Dad bought me a Northern Ireland scarf, Read more about Backpacking Football Geek: Who Won the 1942 World Cup?[…]

4 Legendary Wacaday Footballers Who Played for Multiple FIFA Countries!!

Football Journeymen: 11 Legendary Footballers Who Played for Multiple Countries!!

On my travels around the world, one of the most fascinating aspects of it for me, is changing countries. I just love the idea of crossing a new border, seeing a new flag, watching a different international football team, changing currencies, saying thank you in a different language and so on. I despise cloned countries Read more about Football Journeymen: 11 Legendary Footballers Who Played for Multiple Countries!![…]

Morgan Day: How an Oklahoma Lady Became The Queen of East Belfast in Northern Ireland

Morgan Day: How an Oklahoma Lady Became The Queen of East Belfast in Northern Ireland

“Morgan Day” – Glentoran FC fans. “Precious time is slipping away; but you’re only king for a day” – (East Belfast child) Van Morrison. The last two weeks have been a little manic for an Oklahoma based Marketing and Social Media lady by the name of Morgan Day. You see, as a Glentoran fan, on Read more about Morgan Day: How an Oklahoma Lady Became The Queen of East Belfast in Northern Ireland[…]

The Craziest Wacaday Footballer Question Of All Time

The Craziest Wacaday Footballer Question Of All Time

It is time for a total crazy footballer question which I love as a football geek who enjoys random football quizzes. In my travel life and my social life, I have always had an eye for the absurb, an addiction to World Cups and the outlandishly weird and wacaday. I am a strong nationalist and Read more about The Craziest Wacaday Footballer Question Of All Time[…]

My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries

“Gerry Armstrong, what a worker he is” – John Motson. In February 2020, when I hit country 186 on my personal list of recognised separate states, one of my priorities was to watch a football match there. That country was Lesotho and I arrived into the capital city Maseru ready for the big match. That Read more about My 100 Top Football Moments From 100 Countries[…]

Countries Whose Footballers Have Won the European Cup / Champions League

This conversation came up in November 2019 in Prague, Czechia with some Northern Ireland football fans over which countries have had a player who won the European Cup or Champions League. I did a bit of research into it and I don’t know if this is 100% correct, but here is a try. I extended Read more about Countries Whose Footballers Have Won the European Cup / Champions League[…]