My comments an VAR were miles off the mark: I didn’t foresee the real problem with it’s introduction being the rabble off the field screaming “CONSPIRACY” when things don’t go their way under review. During …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.
The introduction of VAR in the Premier league is fraught with difficulty because the scope is too large and the reviews will be hobbled by the same biases the match referees and their assistants suffer. …Read more →
The Berlin Olympic Stadium, or Berlin Olympiastadion, is home to Germany’s Hertha Berlin. Despite being located in the capital of Germany, Hertha have failed to succeed on a consistent level in the Bundesliga. The Olympiastadion …Read more →