Football journalism

Message Bookmarked
Bookmark Removed
Not all messages are displayed: show all messages (629 of them)

keep forgetting that richie, who is brilliant while never in any way appearing ill at ease with his ladness or striving for a pose (contrast with ken who is the very model of a fella looking for the mot juste and the big statement) has his MA in pyschotherapy since he retired

such high quality regulars, such a great blend and so at ease inter alia

deemsthelarker (darraghmac), Friday, 10 May 2019 17:17 (one year ago) link

i sometimes think about whether it would be plausible that there could ever be scottish football/sports journalism that could even touch second captains and there's just no fucking way

findom haddie (jim in vancouver), Friday, 10 May 2019 23:50 (one year ago) link

but i mean why not!

deemsthelarker (darraghmac), Saturday, 11 May 2019 09:01 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

Scoop: “It has set off a bomb. Fuck it’s tremendous” – The Athletic guts the football teams from the Guardian, the Daily Mail and the Times.

We can reveal latest to exit are BBC’s David Ornstein and Guardian’s chief football writer Daniel Taylor.

— Mark Di Stefano 🤙🏻 (@MarkDiStef) July 17, 2019

One person briefed on the Athletic's plans told BuzzFeed News the US site is hoping to get 100,000 paid subscribers to fund its ambitious expansion into English football coverage.

Two sources said one subscription price point put forward would see subscribers pay “about £4 a month … or some sort of package where a reader pays £50 a year”. One source described it as “Netflix-like” pricing.

“They’re banking on a passionate football supporter willing to fork out £4 a month for some scoops about their team, and quality feature and match day writing,” the source said.

Number None, Wednesday, 17 July 2019 19:45 (one year ago) link

they haven't tapped up nult 🤔

bookmarkflaglink (jim in vancouver), Wednesday, 17 July 2019 19:47 (one year ago) link

Harsh on the Nult. xp

I don't think I've ever read an article on the Athletic.

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 17 July 2019 19:51 (one year ago) link

well, it is subscription only

Number None, Wednesday, 17 July 2019 19:56 (one year ago) link

Ah yes, I see. Wondering how many people will want to subscribe to read "soccer" articles tbf

Le Bateau Ivre, Wednesday, 17 July 2019 20:04 (one year ago) link

I think you mean "how many people will have want to have been going to have read BBC an Nult"

jou're much too jung, girl (Noodle Vague), Wednesday, 17 July 2019 20:11 (one year ago) link

"BBC man" fuck this fucking phone

jou're much too jung, girl (Noodle Vague), Wednesday, 17 July 2019 20:11 (one year ago) link

the liverpudlian scribe will have watched with some consternation as his peers in the british football press were poached by the upstart american outfit. he will have felt that his career will have been going to the proverbial dogs

bookmarkflaglink (jim in vancouver), Wednesday, 17 July 2019 20:41 (one year ago) link

Yeah that's how you will have wanted to do it

jou're much too jung, girl (Noodle Vague), Wednesday, 17 July 2019 20:42 (one year ago) link

he will have wondered to himself the significance if any of wait where is everyone

phil neville jacket (darraghmac), Wednesday, 17 July 2019 22:20 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

jonathon wilson comparing pep to darth vader via some torturous analogy today.

oscar bravo, Tuesday, 8 October 2019 09:05 (one year ago) link

it's like there's no point beating Man City because somehow it's all down to them and fuck all to do with your own performance

Goose Witherspeen (Noodle Vague), Tuesday, 8 October 2019 09:22 (one year ago) link

love wilson obviously but that is a fucking torturous analogy

Seany's too Dyche to mention (jim in vancouver), Tuesday, 8 October 2019 16:26 (one year ago) link

nine months pass...

Jonathan Wilson really on peak metaphorical form this morning:

Back then, Mourinho’s outrages were mitigated by his charm. But now it is as though Richard III had suffered no Bosworth. This is him after almost two decades on the throne, worn down by tax planning, worrying about alum prices, dealing with uppity nobles, the French and Lancastrian pretenders and suffering the growing realisation that some of his past excesses – drowning his brother in a vat of malmsey, murdering his nephews in the Tower, ending Anders Frisk’s career – probably shouldn’t have been excused on the basis of a knowing glance and a quip that made a good headline.

Matt DC, Sunday, 12 July 2020 09:06 (six months ago) link

God love 'im

Temporary Erogenous Zone (jim in vancouver), Sunday, 12 July 2020 11:27 (six months ago) link

three weeks pass...

jonathon wilson raises the bar on himself

In July 1971, Apollo 15 approached the moon. After the lunar module detached bearing the mission’s other two astronauts, Al Worden was left alone in the command module. When he went behind the moon, breaking transmission with Houston, he entertained himself by playing the Beatles, Elton John and John Denver and the soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Orbiting 2,235 miles from his companions on the moon’s surface and quarter of a million miles from Earth, Worden was for three days the most isolated human to have existed since Adam. Or at least he was until the 67th minute of the FA Cup final on Saturday.

oscar bravo, Monday, 3 August 2020 16:53 (five months ago) link

two months pass...

lol at daniel harris's premier league likeability 11 including hamza choudhury, possibly the dirtiest player in the league.

oscar bravo, Wednesday, 28 October 2020 18:27 (two months ago) link

BBC liveblog incapable of referring to 'Nicolas Pepe' without inserting '£72m' first

imago, Thursday, 5 November 2020 22:00 (two months ago) link

You must be logged in to post. Please either login here, or if you are not registered, you may register here.