5 questions with… Not The Top 20’s Ali Maxwell

Ali Maxwell of Not The Top 20 podcast joins us this week to talk about the podcast, the frustrating gulf in financial clout between Premier League and English Football League clubs and the race from promotion from the Championship. Hey Ali, thanks for joining us. To start, could you tell us a bit about NTT20.…

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German football fans launch 50+1 campaign group

A group of German football fans have combined to launch a new campaign group to combat any potential changes to the 50+1 rule in Germany. Over a thousand fan clubs have come together to send a clear message to German decision-makers that they do not want to see the 50+1 rule abandoned. The move comes…

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5 questions with… Federico Manasse

Illustrator Federico Manasse talks to The Short Pass about his work to date, how his home country Italy inspires his work and what he hopes to achieve next. Hi, Fede. It’s been almost a year since we spoke to you for IBWM and you’ve had quite the year. How would you rate it? Hi guys!…

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Scouted Football release #SFHB3

The chaps over at Scouted Football have gained a bit of a reputation for themselves when it comes to young football stars. With over 30k Twitter followers, Scouted have become the definitive voice on young talent. The holy grail for fans of Scouted Football is their handbooks, a collection of profiles and analysis on the…

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Here’s some great football books to read on #WorldBookDay

As children up and down the country are enjoying World Book Day dressed as their favourite characters, we football fans should take a moment to appreciate some of the best literature the beautiful game has to offer. We’re going to take the step here to ignore autobiographies. There are some great football autobiographies but let’s…

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Remembering Liverpool’s Istanbul heroics

There are some football matches that happen once in a lifetime. There are others that are literally historic events, they won’t ever be repeated and they stand the test of time. Istanbul falls into the latter category. 25th May, 2005. It’s a date etched into the minds of every single Liverpool fan, and the minds…

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