Sheran Yeini – the goalkeeper

Maccabi Tel Aviv got back after the turbulent derby against Hapoel with a win against Maccabi Netanya. The game included two goals from Rade Prica and two ´´great” saves from right fullback and captain Sheran Yeini (who had to play as a goalkeeper after a late and stupid red card for keeper Juan Pablo). Watch…

Graham Taylor: An Impossible Job

I was listening to Offside’s podcast the other week. Johan Orrenius and Anders Bengtsson discuss (in Swedish) everything and nothing about football, media, journalism, and sports writing. In this particular episode they started to talk about former Aston Villa, Watford and England man Graham Taylor and the classic documentary An Impossible Job, which is also…

World Cup winners Spain

World Cup – Thoughts

I had plans, so many plans, to write posts and to study heavily pre World Cup, but – as always – time flies and here we are, a couple of hours before kick off in the opening game. The least I could do is to write a post about my thoughts. Who will win the…

Fabrice Olinga

The World Cup in Brazil is coming up and it is time to start writing blog posts again. The World Cup is the venue for the big stars from the biggest football countries and clubs. But smaller countries with less known players that might get a breakthrough are also involved. Therefore, I’ve decided to study…

Kelvin Wilson should have been sent off

Celtic 1 – 0 Elfsborg I think that Kelvin Wilson should be off the pith when the goal came and Celtic should be very happy with 1-0 at home to Elfsborg in the first leg of the Champions League qualification fixture. Swedish media personalities seem happy with the result, but I think an away goal…

Titus Bramble surprises me

I read in Swedish here and in English here that Titus Bramble, himself a controversial character, openly criticise Paolo Di Canio’s man management abilities and I must say I am very surprised. Not by the claims as such – Paola Di Canio seems to be a strange man – but more that the claims are…

Freekick in the face

How can I have missed this? What are they doing? Why are they kneeling? Does the freekick taker deliberately try to hit his teammate in the face? The clip comes from Austria from what I’ve heard.

Everything about German football isn’t that good

In Swedish: Idag när alla, överallt, tävlar om att prisa allt kring tysk fotboll måste jag såklart gnälla lite och leta efter något som är negativt. Erik Niva hjälpte mig när han delade följande två bilder på Twitter. Ha en fantastisk CL-final! In English: Today when everyone, everywhere, are competing about praising everything about German…