On May 7th Bristol Rovers defeated Scunthorpe United, The Iron, 7-0 to win automatic promotion on the final day of the League Two season. This dropped Northampton Town into the playoff spot but also marked …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 pending sale of Chelsea doesn’t include ownership of either the freehold of the pitch itself or the name Chelsea FC. Whilst the club have rights to use both, the pitch freehold and club …Read more →
Eight grounds were used for 1966 World Cup in England: Goodison Park, Hillsborough, Old Trafford, and Villa Park are still in use. Three of the other four have been replaced with Sunderland’s Roker Park and …Read more →