Book review – Captain of Wales

Walley Barnes

  Walley Barnes – Captain of Wales (GCR Books) GCR Books ( republishes classic books from the past that might otherwise have slipped into obscurity. The latest in their Arsenal series was originally published in 1953, almost 50 years ago. Walley Barnes’ story is a fascinating one. This volume hit the bookstores less than ten […]

Debate: Should major football events be held in troubled countries?


Corruption allegations aren’t really anything new when it comes to FIFA and to a lesser extent UEFA. However, some supporters and even players and ex-players are now accusing the football powers of putting fans’ safety in jeopardy by their misguided attempts to change the world. The decision to hold this summer’s Euro 2012 tournament in […]

Tread Lightly on My Dreams


On Sunday, January 22, 2012, Manchester United will take the pitch against Arsenal at the Emirates. Cognizant of the simple fact that Manchester United handed Arsenal an 8-2 loss that is counted amongst the very worst in a period of 100 years, no one is giving much reason to believe that the Gunners have a […]