Ben SprattComment

THE NIGHT CLINT DEMPSEY RIPPED UP THE RULEBOOK

How the US international played a central role in one of the greatest ever multiple red card-fests

Ben SprattComment
THE NIGHT CLINT DEMPSEY RIPPED UP THE RULEBOOK
Graeme AtkinsonComment

STEVE GIBSON: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE VISIONARY

Time travel back to the mid-1980’s and Middlesbrough FC had become the very definition of a dystopian environment. Vangelis’ hauntingly synthesized Blade Runner soundtrack could have aptly chimed out over the landscape. 

Graeme AtkinsonComment
STEVE GIBSON: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE VISIONARY
Scott SalterComment

IBWM ASSIGNMENT #4: MARSEILLE

Marseille is the theme for our fourth IBWM Assignment but the angle that you use for your article is entirely your call. 

Scott SalterComment
IBWM ASSIGNMENT #4: MARSEILLE
Tomasz MortimerComment

THE EXPULSION OF INTER CDF AND THE MURKY WATERS OF THE MLSZ

"Inter’s rise was very much anti-narrative. Here was a football club built by migrants, in an anti-migrant country."

Tomasz MortimerComment
THE EXPULSION OF INTER CDF AND THE MURKY WATERS OF THE MLSZ
IBWM Staff49 Comments

#IBWM100 FOR 2017

As always, we’ve stuck with the format that served Don Balon so successfully for decades; 100 names and details of where each player is from. 

IBWM Staff49 Comments
#IBWM100 FOR 2017
Jeff LivingstoneComment

IBWM ASSIGNMENT #3 - MILAN

Not just home to two of the most decorated clubs in European football history, but also an epicentre of cutting edge design, an artistic and cultural beacon that has radiated influence across the globe for centuries. 

Jeff LivingstoneComment
IBWM ASSIGNMENT #3 - MILAN
Alexis James1 Comment

PROJECT 119: CHINA'S OLYMPIC VISION FOR FOOTBALL GREATNESS

“It is not sustainable at all. There is no guarantee that the money being poured into the game here will not suddenly dry up when it is no longer expedient for the donors to do so.” 

Alexis James1 Comment
PROJECT 119: CHINA'S OLYMPIC VISION FOR FOOTBALL GREATNESS