Some of the many, many highlights from the first year include:

  • Issue One – Sid Lowe’s interview with Pep Guardiola’s mentor, Juanma Lillo, and Dominic Sandbrook comparing Don Revie to Richard Nixon.
  • Issue Two – James Horncastle exploring how Gianni Brera shaped the language and style of Italian football, and Uli Hesse looking at how Borussia Dortmund came back from the brink to win the Bundesliga.
  • Issue Three – Barney Ronay on the story of the World War One internment camp that shaped the development of the game in Europe, and Davidde Corran revisiting Australia’s tour to Saigon at the height of the Vietnam war.
  • Issue Four – Patrick Dessault in conversation with Claude Suaudeau and Didier Deschamps, and David Lynch exploring the role of Ahly and Zamalek’s ultras in Egypt’s ‘Arab Spring’.

First Year Collection


The First Year Collection is unavailable as Issues One, Two and Three have sold out. There are no plans to reprint these issues.