The Quebec National Football Team – Playing With Pride

The idea of a Quebec national football team came about, like many of the best ideas, as a conversation between two friends at a party. Former Montreal Impact player Patric Leduc and his companion Yannick Saint-Germain, the Director of Operations for the 2007 FIFA under 20 World Cup which was held in Canada. As Leduc … More The Quebec National Football Team – Playing With Pride

Bosnia: A Troubled Path To Footballing Acceptance

This article was first published in issue four of The Football Pink. To order a copy now visit http://www.footballpink.net or follow @thefootballpink on Twitter In a scene replicated the world over a group of young boys playing football outside their homes are called in by their mothers. Normally they’re called in for their evening meal, … More Bosnia: A Troubled Path To Footballing Acceptance

Why Provincial Cities Are the Capital Of football

In December 2008 the Manchester United fan website RepublikofMancunia.com reported on a new banner installed at Old Trafford. In response to Liverpool being awarded the European Capital of Culture status, those cheeky Mancs had their own retort as the banner proclaiming United as the “European Capital Of trophies” hung off the upper tier of the … More Why Provincial Cities Are the Capital Of football