Posts tagged Patrick O'Connell
The Blizzard x By Association: The Silenced Crowd

In collaboration with The Blizzard - The Football Quarterly, we present 'The Silenced Crowd'. The greatest scandal in British football in the first half of the twentieth century, as a group of players from two of the country’s greatest sides colluded to fix a match.

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The Man Who Saved Barcelona

In July 1936, The Civil War broke out in Spain and the La Liga season was put on hold as tensions grew around the country. Aligning with the Republicans, FC Barcelona were a club under threat. On the verge on bankruptcy, it was the actions of the club's then manager that saved Barcelona from financial ruin. Irishman, Patrick O’Connell.

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