Football Read Review: The Barcelona Legacy – the story of our footballing time?

IS THERE a more prolific writer of quality football books than Jonathan Wilson? There are others who write a lot of books, but few that can match the depth of content, useful insights or accuracy. His latest tome, exploring how the current football paradigm owes its roots to Dutch football philosophy and Johan Cruyff at Barcelona, also examines the dynamic of two of the modern … Continue reading Football Read Review: The Barcelona Legacy – the story of our footballing time?

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