Today we chat with GP, who supports Arsenal by blood, and Borussia Monchengladbach, Fiorentina & Germany by choice. He was born and raised in Canada, playing football with his team-sized family as soon as his …Read more →
Official Soccer Nut
Raised in England, Ian is a die-hard Chelsea supporter. He’s also a life-long player and a passionate youth coach – he has been coaching juniors for over 11 years. He’s lived and played in England, Hong Kong, and Canada, and he dreamed up this site when a pile of photos inherited by his mother-in-law turned out to be a veritable treasure trove of football history. He lives, works, plays and coaches with his family of five in White Rock, BC.
GP supports Arsenal by blood, and Borussia Monchengladbach, Fiorentina & Germany by choice. He was born and raised in Canada, playing soccer with his team-sized family as soon as his motor-skills kicked in. He’s lived and played recreationally in the UK and Continental Europe, fostering an intricate interest in tactics, technique, and historic minutiae. He’s the blog man around here, so his brain is available for picking.
Today we chat with Ian Thompson, 54, a lifelong Chelsea supporter originally from the UK but now residing in Canada.
1) What is your earliest memory of being a home fan?
Best memory is when my Uncle …Read more →
I was looking through some of our photos of Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane taken when the ground was still used as an “out” ground for Yorkshire County Cricket Club. Yorkshire CCC had been the original …Read more →