Aston Villa 1981

For many of us, our love for the game begins from a young age, and it's these early experiences that often define our relationship to football and the connection we have to our favourite club. This was certainly the case for Andy Jackson. Growing up a diehard Aston Villa fan in Birmingham, the 1980-81 season was one he would never forget.

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The Poetry of Football

Football writer, Musa Okwonga takes us on a journey through his connection with football, his love for Manchester United and capturing the beauty and simplicity of the world game through poetry.

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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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Wild Westerners FC

A local pub team embark on a football tour of the Far East. But what they find when they arrive, nobody would have expected.

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The Champions

In 1992 the European Cup became the Champions League. Not only was it the introduction of a new group stage format, but it also gave us a piece of music that would become iconic in its own right.

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1975 Portland Timbers

The story of the 1975 Portland Timbers. Author, Michael Orr and original '75 Timbers player, Mick Hoban document the establishment of the football club and their debut season in the NASL.

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Highbury 2006

A life-long Arsenal fan travels from Australia to London in the hope of witnessing the clubs last ever match at Highbury.

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