Author: George Nash

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Finding Jack Charlton – Touching New Documentary Celebrates The Life Of Ireland’s Favourite Englishman

Finding Jack Charlton – Touching New Documentary Celebrates The Life Of Ireland’s Favourite Englishman

By George Nash. “The greatest goal Bobby Charlton ever scored for England?” the late Jack Charlton puts to an audience during an after-dinner speec [...]
Goal! At 15: Has The Footballing Rags To Riches Tale Stood The Test Of Time?

Goal! At 15: Has The Footballing Rags To Riches Tale Stood The Test Of Time?

By George Nash. It was a mild August evening on Tyneside when Aaron Hughes blazed a penalty high over the bar and into the sea of black-and-white-c [...]
Leon Goretzka: Bayern’s Modern Midfielder Cut From A Vintage Cloth

Leon Goretzka: Bayern’s Modern Midfielder Cut From A Vintage Cloth

By George Nash. In the aftermath of last weekend's Champions League final, there were many things to dissect and discuss. Kingsley Coman’s performa [...]
Alphonso Davies: Admire The Brilliance But Keep The Expectations In Check

Alphonso Davies: Admire The Brilliance But Keep The Expectations In Check

By George Nash. Macaulay Culkin and Steve Buscemi. Will Poulter and Sid from Toy Story. Angela Merkel and the Kazoo Kid. In keeping with the trend [...]
Gascoigne: The Movie – 5 Actors Who Could Play The Mercurial Midfielder

Gascoigne: The Movie – 5 Actors Who Could Play The Mercurial Midfielder

By George Nash. From tears in Turin to dentist chairs at Wembley and wrecked hotel rooms in La Manga, it’s fair to say, of all the British sporting [...]
Nicolas Anelka Netflix Documentary Shows The Lure Of The ‘Misunderstood’ Maverick

Nicolas Anelka Netflix Documentary Shows The Lure Of The ‘Misunderstood’ Maverick

By George Nash. “There’s a world of difference between what people think of Nico, and Nico,” says Thierry Henry of fellow countryman Nicolas Anelka [...]
SnapMaps And Beatles Renditions – Football’s Most Memorable Player Unveilings

SnapMaps And Beatles Renditions – Football’s Most Memorable Player Unveilings

By George Nash. The step over. The Cruyff turn. The flip-flap. Every so often, a single piece of ingenious, seemingly instinctive improvisation sen [...]
André Schürrle Retirement At 29 Is Further Evidence Of An Emerging, Progressive Honesty In Football

André Schürrle Retirement At 29 Is Further Evidence Of An Emerging, Progressive Honesty In Football

By George Nash. On the surface, there might not seem to be a great deal of common ground between André Schürrle and the majority of people approach [...]
Futsal: FIFA’s Latest Rule Change Shows Alarming Disregard For Practicality & Safety

Futsal: FIFA’s Latest Rule Change Shows Alarming Disregard For Practicality & Safety

By George Nash. From Guatemala to New Zealand, La Liga to the Isthmian Premier division, in every corner of the world and at any level, you’ll stru [...]
Football’s Forgotten Boot: The PUMA King

Football’s Forgotten Boot: The PUMA King

By George Nash. For anyone who’s ever given up the morning of their supposed day of rest to run up and down a damp, muddy field in the middle of no [...]
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