Links for 15/01/11

Konrad Warzycha and John Rooney – What’s in a Name? by me at Footy Matters – a look at the pressures associated with following a famous footballing relative into the game

The MLS SuperDraft: A Crowded Playground of Opportunity by me at Footy Matters – a discussion of the SuperDraft system, BASEketball and Freddy Adu

Chelsea’s First Black Footballer: Paul Canoville on Why Black and Blue Didn’t Mix by Danny Gipson at Footy Matters – an intriguing interview with a player who has gone through more than most over the course of his life and his football career

The Revolution Must Be Televised Part II by Juliet Jacques at In Bed With Maradona – A follow up on Juliet’s recent piece on football broadcasting

How the Stone Roses Stopped the Hooligans by Chris Ledger at In Bed With Maradona – Acid house, drugs and 90s football: An eye-opening read

Adams Breaks New Footballing – and Diplomatic – Territory by James Appell at The Football Ramble – What connects Wikileaks with professional football? An assessment of the power structure in the Azeri game

Richard Offiong: The Sun Goeth Down by John McGee at Bring Me the Head of Keith Mincher – Carlisle United, Ernest Hemingway and the depressing decline of a once-promising football career



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