Football Read Review: Few angels, but some great players

Angels with Dirty Faces: The footballing history of Argentina by Jonathan Wilson I HAVE to admit to being a little biased here as Jonathan Wilson is just about my favourite contemporary football writer. Following classic tomes such as Inverting the Pyramid, Behind the Curtain and the books involving England and Liverpool’s defining matches, Wilson has done it again, producing an absorbing book that tells the … Continue reading Football Read Review: Few angels, but some great players

Football Read Review: How to interpret the language of football

FOOTBALL is the sport of cliché and jargon, of that we are all certain. New words and phrases creep into the lexicon on an annual basis. Recently, “game management” and “worldie” have become part of the everyday language of the game. You get wrapped up in this world within a world, so much so that when you are trying to interview a manager post-match and … Continue reading Football Read Review: How to interpret the language of football