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Subbuteo players

Subbuteo Online is the home of all things Subbuteo-related

The table top football game named after a bird, Subbuteo has a new unofficial home for the latest news and opinions. My first encounter with Subbuteo was back in the late 90s. I lived near a massive shop called No Frills and it sold all kinds of random stuff. They had a Subbuteo France ’98 […]

old trafford

The Pantone colours of English football grounds

C.P. Company and Lack of Guidance collaborate to look at the colours of England’s many football grounds in Pantone form. What do Stone Island and C.P. Company have in common? Massimo Osti. The late Italian designer’s brands adorn thousands of fans every week even after his death in 2005. Stone Island has become synonymous with […]

Javi Poves of Flat Earth FC

Móstoles Balompie is now Flat Earth FC and honestly why

The Spanish club went for a name change and anyone with even a passing interest in soccer is scratching their head. We already discussed funny sounding South American club names in a previous article but this one is the most peculiar for many reasons. Spanish club Móstoles Balompie won promotion to Spain’s fourth tier league, […]

The EU flag with a falling star because of Brexit

The Brexit Challenge on Championship Manager 01/02

If/when the UK leaves the EU, there will be ramifications for the English footballing system. But who knows what they’ll be exactly and how they’ll manifest. Changes like Brexit often breed challenges on football games like Championship Manager and Football Manager and this is no exception. On the champman0102 forums, the guys put together a […]

Benfica of Lisbon, Portuguese champions of 2018/19

Lisbon: 3 footballing tales, 1 capital city

As Benfica celebrates their 5th title in 6 years, what of the other two Lisbon clubs? In 2017, I went to Lisbon on holiday. It was my first ever solo holiday as I spent a week in the Portuguese capital for my birthday. On the day itself, I was due to see Sporting play Olympiakos […]

Nathaniel Clyne

5 Afewee Academy Graduates Who Went Onto Play Pro Football

The Brixton-based academy has produced some great talent over the years. Here are 5 graduates who made it into the professionals. Back in May 2018, we featured the Afewee Academy, a non-profit organisation in Brixton, run by volunteers and funded by the local council. Some 40 graduates from the academy have made it professionally. This […]

Johan Cruijff

The Cruijffbal Challenge #4

Welcome to my fourth season update of The Cruijffbal Challenge. Prologue | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 We all have principles or codes we live by. Some are indoctrinated into us, others are picked up over time. I always start with a specific tactic when I play 01/02. It’s called Mentalist and […]

Eric Cantona celebrates scoring a goal with David Beckham. Old Trafford, 1996

Eric Cantona’s Meaning of Life

A poignant tale of life and circumstances from Eric Cantona is the epitome of the man. Read on to find out what his meaning of life represents.