My Second Team: Borussia Dortmund

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in My Second Team | No Comments
My Second Team: Borussia Dortmund

On the morning of the 21st May 2015 I hung two scarves in my window. One had red and blue stripes, the other black and yellow. The former represents the colours of the club I support Crystal Palace, the other is of my second club: Borussia Dortmund.

On this particular day the stars that watch over these clubs aligned. Both were playing in their countries domestic cup finals, the …

My Second Team: Rayo Vallecano

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in My Second Team | One Comment
My Second Team: Rayo Vallecano

For the latest in our My Second Team series, we welcome Huw Richards for the first time. Huw is Swansea through and through but as his wonderfully entertaining post shows, his sporting peregrinations have taken him to nooks and crannies the world over. Huw can be followed on twitter at @huwrichards3.

In architectural terms primary sporting allegiances are a bit like the single sweep of the …

My Second Team: Watford

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in My Second Team | No Comments
My Second Team: Watford

Tthe latest post in our My Second Team series sees us welcome back Jonathan Rodgers – and anyone who follows Jonathan on Twitter will be keen to get the clarity this piece provides on his varying allegiances. Jonathan blogs at Facing Two Ways.

There has only ever one team for me. Derby County. Well, that’s not strictly true. I’ve supported a total of three teams in my …

Book Review: The Unbelievables

Posted by on Oct 5, 2016 in Book Review | One Comment
Book Review: The Unbelievables

The Unbelievables
Published by De Coubertin Books
2016, £9.99

Longer term readers of The Two Unfortunates will recall David Bevan and his deservedly popular site, The Seventy Two which chronicled all things Football League for a few years earlier in the decade – indeed, you can access all the posts from the blog’s excellent history, including many from contributors who have gone on to greater fame and fortune at …

Book Review: Highs, Lows & Bakayokos: Everton in the 90s

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in Book Review | No Comments
Book Review: Highs, Lows & Bakayokos: Everton in the 90s

Highs, Lows & Bakayokos: Everton in the 90s
Published by Pitch Publishing
2016, £12.99

Jim Keoghan brought us one of the best football books in recent years, in Punk Football, an entertaining potted guide to supporter ownership of clubs. He now returns with a study of his beloved Everton and if the era he has chosen to centre upon perhaps wasn’t the most thrilling in the club’s history, …

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