Welcome to my second season update of The Cruijffbal Challenge. Prologue | Part 1 After your first full season at a club, you start to…View More The Cruijffbal Challenge #2
In his first article for Playrface, Timóteo Corça tells us why VAR is a good thing despite the controversy surrounding it. On 13th February 2018,…View More VAR is Revolution!
Welcome to my first season update of The Cruijffbal Challenge. If you have no idea what that is, check out my prologue/primer to get up…View More The Cruijffbal Challenge #1
A new year brings a new challenge, combining the economics of Moneyball and wisdom of Johan Cruijff. Together they become Cruijffbal. The idea of retro…View More The Cruijffbal Challenge – Prologue
It all started with a simple question that I didn’t answer properly. I was asked – and I’m paraphrasing now – what writers did I…View More 10 Sports Writers You Should Follow
Don’t scoff at “soccer” – the word originated in Britain before it travelled to the US. One thing that didn’t originate in Britain, however, was…View More Soccer Games For The SNES
In our new seasonal series, we create Christmas-themed teams out of team sports. Our first edition stars a festive football starting XI. The 4-3-2-1 formation,…View More A Christmas Team #1 – Football
It was actually yesterday but Championship Manager 01/02, the best football management of all time, is now 17 years old. Here is listicle of tips,…View More Happy 17th Birthday, Championship Manager 01/02
The World Cup is long gone and this isn’t specifically football related but curiosity got the better of me. I wanted to know why so…View More Why do so many Swedish names end in -qvist?
One English sportsman and solicitors brought his law skills to the beautiful game and his name was Ebenezer Cobb Morley. Whether you call it football…View More Ebenezer Cobb Morley – who is he and why does he have a Google Doodle?