Posts from ‘February, 2011’

Whither soccer in North America?

An excellent, lucid explanation in ROB mag, some points same as those made in The World is a Ball, some points known to many, some not…And, Good Luck Vancouver Whitecaps.… Continue reading

Going to Galway

I will be at Cúirt International Festival of Literature in April to talk soccer and writing with Steve Bloomfield, author of Africa United: How Football Explains Africa. Continue reading

Favourite Soccer Books

In Vancouver, joyful anticipation of the Whitecaps first MLS season. And discussion of soccer books, including The World is a Ball. “Well written and very funny!” Thanks, Vancouver Southsiders… Continue reading

Never mind the NFL

At Louisiana State (LSU) they’re talking soccer and The World is a Ball. Honestly, they are: “I can’t give this book a high enough recommendation.Continue reading