Messi, Di Stefano and the rest: Players who did (do) not need World Cup glory to be remembered
It has been generally assumed that for a player to make his mark in Football History, he should have excelled in the Finals of an International Tournament (World Cup, European Championship, etc). However, in the History of the game there have been excellent and even legendary players who for various reasons did not perform well in Tournaments
Jook – The Missing Link Between The Who and The Jam?
In between Glam Rock and Punk, was a band called Jook, who visually distinguished themselves by donning the popular at the time ‘terrace culture’ look. This was an adaptation of the skinhead look of the late 60’s
El Loco : Rene Higuita
If you were to come up with a footballing first eleven dedicated purely to the colourful, wonderful, edgy and slightly unhinged players ever to have played the beautiful game, one Jose Rene Higuita Zapata would undoubtedly find its way on to most lists.
FRIENDS OF LUCA BRASI CD single – DOVES c/w FELL APART on Big Right Hand Records
like the Friends of Luca Brasi... it would be fair to say I like them a lot; so much so that after catching them live and kicking at a crowded out 12 Bar Club in Denmark Street one Friday night a while ago (I actually reviewed that gig for ZANI