4 posts tagged NASL
A second installment from the treasure trove of 1970s “Football Handbook” magazines which Rog recently unearthed. American football in the year 1978 as seen through a jealous English lens.
Former New York Cosmos and Italian soccer star Giorgio Chinaglia passed away this morning at the age of 65. We’ve had the great pleasure to follow Giorgio and his Football Show twice a week. A true original.
In this week’s Men in Blazers podcast, Roger interviews legendary referee Abraham Klein about the 1970 World Cup, his days in the NASL, and how he’d deal with today’s petulant players. For more on Klein and his incredible personal narrative, check out Rob Smyth’s recent feature in the Guardian.
On a recent cockfighting holiday, Rog stumbled upon the official NASL club of Men in Blazers — Puerto Rico Islanders. Puerto Rico does do it better. With thanks to Ignacio Rodriguez.