Blog Talk – Giuseppe Savoldi – the first million pound footballer

From: Back Post // Most football trivia buffs and historians you ask will tell you that the transfer of Trevor Francis to Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest in 1979 was the first million pound deal in football. Famously when a mop haired Francis was presented to the media, Clough insisted he paid £999,999 for the Birmingham…

Client Story – Perform Group, Changing The World of Sport

Client: Perform Group What They Say // The digital leader in global sports media. Perform Group touches every aspect of the way fans engage with sports. With almost 3000 employees in over 30 countries our goal is to change the world of sport for fans, connecting them and bringing the closer to every aspect of…

Client Story – ICS Digital, Global Reach Local Insight

Client: ICS Digital What They Say // A flexible hard working company digital agency that can improve ranking and boost traffic in 42 languages across 58 territories Described as going above and beyond. Categories Link Advertising Sports Content Website Audio Live Commentary

Client Story – Digital Fuel Marketing, Ignite the Power of Your Business

Client: Digital Fuel Marketing What They Say // Our offices are home to some of the most eager digital brains experienced across all things marketing. Digital Fuel Marketing delivers strategic consultancy and campaign execution across user acquisition and customer relationship management. We manage your budget to ensure effective and efficient spend while our integrated customer data…

Blog Talk – ‘On the bench?’ – Football, Men, and Mental Health

From: Football Pink // My father in law, Sidney Williams, played amateur football to a good standard. He played in the Berlin Olympic Stadium in 1946-8 for the British army and was offered an opportunity to play professionally in the 1950s for Brentford but, as he was earning more elsewhere, he declined. Sidney was obsessed…

Blog Talk – Neville Southall: a man too good for mere mortals

From: These Football Times // On 22 February 2019, a new centre for victims of domestic violence opened in Birkenhead to honour the memory of Paul Lavelle, a fanatical Everton supporter who had been a long suffering, silent victim of abuse culminating in his death at the hands of his girlfriend in May 2017. Attending…

Blog Talk – So what’s new and how are we doing so far!

Reaching 7 million views on the Soccervoice website was a thrill and to go on from there would be great, but in the life of the internet you need to follow the rules and be guided by your viewers. We reluctantly decided to go from one platform to another, but by doing so we are…

Book Review – In Search of Alan Gilzean

Sadly Alan Gilzean passed away earlier this year on the 8th of July, at the age of 79. His memoars where well documented in the book “In Search of Alan Gilzean”, released a few years back in 2010, but again great reading if you like the good footballing stories. The Scottish born Gilzean spent his…

Book Review – Peter Crouch, How to be a Footballer

One of the must reads for a football fan this autumn is the new Peter Crouch autobiography, how to be a footballer. One of the grand old men, still working his trade as a footballer at the age of 37, Peter Crouch has since 2011 played for Stoke City. Crouch, said to be a Chelsea fan…

Blog Talk – Fellaini, Cardiff City and Richarlison

One to follow is the Back Page Football blog, with a number of in depth articles about the current season and right up to date spot on articles. These are not articles eager to get the clicks on sensational rumors or transfer talk, but those articles with a view and opinion in depth. Back Page Football…