The Routledge Handbook of Football Studies
edited by John Hughson, Kevin Moore, Ramà³n Spaaij and Joseph Maguire
Published by Routledge
Academic publishers have performed an invaluable service in recent times via the production of so-called handbooks, one-stop summaries of a field aimed at advanced students, postgraduates, libraries, researchers and policy makers with some crossover to the generally interested reader on occasion.
With football a serious topic of …
The Night of the Virgin by Elliott Turner
Published by Round Ball Media LLC
A notable element of the football blogging scene when we started The Two Unfortunates in 2009 was the heavy representation of outstanding North American writers. Aside from the venerable Two Hundred Percent, still going strong after a decade, Spirit of Mirko (then called Mirko Bolesan) and Llandudno Jet Set, the websites we …
The latest in our My Second Team series of posts sees us welcome Tim Redmayne. Tim is a
Lincoln fan/Reading season ticket holder and former award-winning motorsports journalist, writing for such titles as Autosport and Motorsport News. He now is Omnisport’s Senior Product Owner for sports editorial. He is in no way related to Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne, but he thanks you for asking. @timredmayne
Transfers, transfers, …
The Wanderer by Susan Gardiner
Published by Electric Blue Publishing
Frank Soo is famous as the first player of Chinese descent to play professional football in England. His career spanned either side of World War II and he is probably best known for his time at Stoke City, operating as a right-half/right winger on the opposite wing to future knight of the realm Stanley Matthews and using …
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 …