Interview with Ramon Tribulietx

Ramon Tribulietx Auckland City

The mastermind behind Auckland City FC’s 7 consecutive OFC Champions League victories, Ramon Tribulietx has been managing the Navy Blues from the City of Sails since 2008. The Barcelona native spoke to FBTG about hostile fans in Rabat, Catalonian succession and the future of Football in Auckland.


Can you give a brief background to yourself, as a player and manager?

I played for the club. When I was a player, Auckland City didn’t exist. It Continue reading

…. Seeks Similar in Brazil

Brazilian Football Blog

From Boothferry To Germany is looking for articulate and objectively-minded individuals knowledgeable in the field of Brazilian Football Culture. If you, or someone you know, has a solid understanding of contemporary Brazilian society, politics and economy combined with a wealth of knowledge concerning Brazilian Football fan groups on club and national level, drop us a message.

2018 is going to be a pretty big deal for Brazil on a national level and Continue reading

The Steeple Sinderby Wanderers FA Cup Run

Hull City Wembley

J.L. Carr’s “How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won The FA Cup” published by Penguin Books is an enjoyable short story that chronicles the success of fictional amateur side Steeple Sinderby Wanderers as they nonchalantly decide to compete in the Football Association Challenge Cup and proceed to lift the trophy at Wembley the same season. The geographical location of Steeple Sinderby is ambiguous but the club’s players, employees and associates are all village folk from the English back-country.

It may be far-fetched but the narrative is witty and glorious in its representation of the unglamorous reality of 1970’s English Football as seen by players and fans alike. The book is filled with classic lines Continue reading

From Boothferry To Germany’s 2017

From Boothferry To Germany blogger

We take this moment to laze back on the couch, picking a bit of tinsel out of a glass of gifted spirit and making a toast at FBTG HQ to a fantastic year. When we make that toast, we extend it to You.

2016 was our dawn and in many ways FBTG experimented to find its feet in its first year. Our writing style and image were set for 2017, when we expanded the horizons and increasingly pushed the boat out (both literally and metaphorically), going further to bring you Football Culture Blogging like never before. The year has seen a mind-numbing amount of highs for us, and we Continue reading

Interview with Reza, Brigata Curva Sud

Brigata Curva Sud

On the dusty outskirts of Yogyakarta, we took 30 minutes to sit down and talk Football Culture with Reza, a long-standing member of Brigata Curva Sud, the independent PSS Sleman fan merchandise shop who use their profits to sponsor their Football club. This is the transcript of that interview. Enjoy.


Tell me the history of Brigata Curva Sud.

Brigata Curva Sud started on the 20th of May 2011, it was just Continue reading