Welcome to the latest attempt at a regular column here at OTF Soccer. This one is called the OTF’s Wide World of Soccer, which aims to capture the three of the principles of OTF Soccer in one column: Analysis, Insight, and Fluff.
The not so beautiful part of the “Beautiful Game”
So, what exactly is “OTF’s Wide World of Soccer”? It is my armchair analysis of all of the soccer games I watch in a given week; usually that is quite a few games.
With as much complaining about the business of soccer on social media these days, I wanted to get back to the basics of watching soccer and celebrating the beautiful game, even when it is not so beautiful…
Papa explaining why draws are bullshit. (photo: theredlist.com)
A frustrating day in Kansas City, but any day at the fights is a good one for Ernest Hemingway. OTF’s Nick Fox has the latest dispatch from Papa…
What? You thought I was going to a soccer match? (photo: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library)
It was an ugly, ominous day, but our correspondent Ernest Hemingway made the most of it. OTF’s Nick Fox has the latest from Papa…
It doesn’t look good from here. (photo: jfklibrary.org)
Columbus was all hell. OTF’s Nick Fox has the latest dispatch from our correspondent in the field, Ernest Hemingway…
A remote corner of England the locals like to call Vancouver (Photo: The Official England House)
How did Vancouver become the headquarters of what might be the England national football team’s largest independent supporters’ group? OTF’s Austin Fido spoke to a man who knows the story… Continue reading
A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
OTF welcomes guest contributor Nick Fox, who channels the ghost of a man who would be one of the Fire Nation…
The 1967 Chicago Mustangs (photo: nasljerseys.com)
OTF is proud to welcome its new resident Chicago soccer historian, Vadim Furmanov…