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TrawlerMeets: Honigstein

February 29, 2012


The latest in our In Conversation With series finds German freelance football writer and pundit Raphael Honigstein discussing the Bundesliga, the benefits of approaching English football as an ‘outsider’, and the revolutionary force of Twitter. *** TT: What are your basic journalistic principles when analysing the game of football? What are you starting points, and what kinds […]

TrawlerMeets: The Tomkins Times

February 17, 2012


As the brains behind the popular Liverpool FC website The Tomkins Times, Paul Tomkins has established a thoughtful and wide-ranging club-specific football blog which thrives behind that most inauspicious of online phenomena: a paywall. His ability to find fair-minded, statistics-based conclusions about the team he loves has earned him a loyal following of interactive subscribers. He […]

TrawlerMeets: Zonal Marking

February 15, 2012


Michael Cox is the man behind the acclaimed football blog Zonal Marking. His penchant for finding tactical explanations for famous footballing victories has been infectious, and his talents are now employed by the likes of ESPN Soccernet, The Guardian (he features, notably, on the popular Football Weekly podcast) and FourFourTwo magazine. We at The Trawler enjoy Cox’s work immensely, and indeed our own […]

TrawlerMeets: The Legendinho

January 30, 2012


We at The Trawler were delighted when the BBC’s Tim Vickery agreed to answer some questions for us about the nature of football writing, and his own distinctive journalistic style. This is the first in a series of articles focusing on some of the most prominent figures in modern football journalism. If you’re a regular listener to […]