The Long Ball Issue One Is Live

The time has come. After much thought, effort and time The Long Ball Issue One is live and very much readable. It’s an exciting time for the blog and one that I’m looking forward to personally very much. What I thought I’d do is share little excerpts from a couple of pieces that are featuring […]

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Update

Things are a-changing people. That’s right, change is coming about. Firstly, all the Football Manager content you’ve enjoyed now has it’s own separate site which has had great initial support. Any and all Football Manager content produced on The Long Ball is now on that site there and all future FM content will go up […]

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“Taxi For Farrell: Football Between The Lines” by David Farrell – Review

The life of a journeyman footballer is not the most glamourous part of the beautiful game and ex-Hibs, Partick Thistle and Airdrie (amongst others) player David Farrell recounts his tale of sacrifices, fleeting glory and making ends meet in his new book, “Taxi For Farrell: Football Between The Lines“. The question is, though, is it worth […]

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The Reading List – 23 September 2015

Another week and another Reading List. This week features Cesena, Udinese, DaMarcus Beasley, a Peruvian air disaster, early 20th century Austrian football, the merits of the proposed third European club competition and Polish ultras (again)… The Udinese Model: An Idealistic, Flawed and Successful Template for the Modern Football Club by Richard Hall I am not a massive […]

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