The guide to bullshitting your way through conversations about football.

Pick a defensive midfielder and call him “underrated”. It doesn’t matter who he is as long as he’s a holding midfielder that doesn’t score too many goals. Defensive midfielders never receive the same amount of praise as their goal-scoring counterparts. I mean, really, just look at his tremendous off-the-ball movements! Look at the way he […]


Do Irish people call it soccer or football?

This question arose during one of those riveting “soccer vs football” debates. Predictably, it didn’t take long before the discussion devolved into an online shit-slinging match where random punters from various different countries around the world flung their handbags at one another and called each other names. God bless the Internet. Wait, what’s the issue […]