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TrawlerMeets: The Legendinho

January 30, 2012 by


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 […]

Football in India – It Just Ain’t Cricket

July 3, 2011 by


For a country of 1.2 billion people, one might be forgiven for expecting India to be among the world’s footballing superpowers.  They should at least be one of the best teams in Asia, right?  Well, not really.  Standing at a lowly 147th in the FIFA World Rankings, behind such giants of the game as Guinea-Bissau and Turkmenistan, you would […]

A player that should have been: Adriano

June 20, 2011 by


Pace, power, fast feet and a lethal left foot, Adriano Leite Ribeiro or ‘Adriano’ was once dubbed the next Ronaldo. He has played for a host of Italy’s top teams, scored crucial goals for both club and country and like many footballing greats, was not just a great goal scorer but also a scorer of […]