Liverpool’s home at Anfield is known for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is the famous Kop End. Outside the Kop is another piece of history: the flagpole was formerly a mast …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.
Brentford FC are playing their final season, barring unforeseen difficulties, at Griffin Park.
Constructed in 1904 on the site of a former orchard, Griffin Park has had a colourful history. During the 1929-30 season Brentford set …Read more →
Gigg Lane was the home of Bury FC from 1885-2019 when the club was unable to take their place in League One due to financial problems. The ground grew with the club, hosting a floodlit …Read more →