Tales from the Top Flight, by Chris Darwen

Darwen, an Englishman by birth, moved down to the south coast of Spain on a whim, after taking on local team CD Torrevieja on Football Manager. This excitement for life and overwhelming passion for football is evident in his new book, Tales from the Top Flight (TFTTF). The book is a compilation of satirical articles he wrote about the 2015/16 English Premier League season for … Continue reading Tales from the Top Flight, by Chris Darwen

America’s Greatest Player

A part of the Breaking the Mould series As published on These Football Times True champions aren’t always the ones that win, but those with the most guts – Mia Hamm Selma, Alabama is famous in the American consciousness as a major site during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous marches from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 were directly responsible for … Continue reading America’s Greatest Player

The Forgotten Career of Guillermo Stábile

As published on These Football Times Stábile ran up the pitch, hoping for someone to pick him out. As the ball came sliding across the surface, the Argentinian striker latched onto to it deep on the right side of the box. Before anyone could react, he struck the ball across the face of the goal and into the bottom left corner. Despite the claims of … Continue reading The Forgotten Career of Guillermo Stábile