1. The Life and Times of Dalian Atkinson: A Great Talent Unfulfilled

    He played for his country. He scored the goal of the season. He won trophies in three countries. And he died a year ago today at 48 after being tasered by police ...

    Steve Menary Written by Steve Menary about 5 months ago 2,372 reads 0 comments

  2. The Other Euros: Hungarian Gypsies, Isle of Man and Crimea Feature at Europeada

    Imagine if the teams for Euro 2016 were selected by language and not country. According to a Eurobarometer survey , 38 per cent of Europeans speak English, which would give England ...

    Steve Menary Written by Steve Menary about over 1 year ago 8,947 reads 2 comments

  3. Social Media Transfer Scams and the Agents Void Created by FIFA

    Growing up in England, Rhema Obed and Zeph Thomas both dreamed of playing in the Premier League. They each made it to professional clubs, but not to the top flight. So, in search of a career overseas, they turned to social media...

    Steve Menary Written by Steve Menary about almost 2 years ago 30,914 reads 12 comments

  4. The English Coach Working Miracles with Guam's National Team

    With a population of just 162,000, Guam is a tiny unincorporated U.S. territory in the western Pacific, perhaps best known as the site of ferocious Second World War battles between the United States and Japan...

    Steve Menary Written by Steve Menary about almost 2 years ago 30,842 reads 20 comments

  5. The Search for Ali Dia, Legendary Football Hoaxster Turned Houdini

    Ali Dia is a mystery, a man seemingly happy to let fiction blend with fact. Two decades after perpetrating one of football's most brazen stunts by persuading Graeme Souness to ...

    Steve Menary Written by Steve Menary about over 2 years ago 76,686 reads 50 comments

  6. Football on Top of the World: Greenland's Improbable Quest for Relevance

    Isolated at the top of the world and ignored by the game's governing body, FIFA, Greenland faces football challenges like no place in the world...

    Steve Menary Written by Steve Menary about over 2 years ago 24,438 reads 26 comments