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

Sticker Conspiracy

Our merch has made it onto Sticker Conspiracy.

Sticker Conspiracy Hull City

Taken by the page admins or sent in by a reader, our “Hull City Deutschland Fanszene” Aufkleber was spotted, snapped and submitted onto the Tumblr page. Any follower of From Boothferry To Germany will know that we appreciate fan sticker designs and frequently share some of the faves we see on tour, so this page is a great one to have a browse through on your coffee break with designs from clubs across many nations.

Check out the full page here. In the meantime, keep decorating.

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American Outlaws Hartford Chapter – Interview

American Outlaws Hartford Chapter Interview

The transcript of our interview with AO Hartford Chapter Treasurer Andy Leary. See the full post here.

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Describe the American Outlaws in 3 sentences.

AL: The American Outlaws [is the] unofficial supporters group of the US National Team, both Men and Women. It’s the part that’s trying to bring the atmosphere to the games and to the next level. It’s similar to Continue reading

Happy and Inglorious: Nation of Sore Losers

Union Berlin Crystal Palace

In their outstanding book ‘Soccernomics’, Simon Kuper & Stefan Szymanski discuss at length England’s journeys through major international Football cups and the distinct absence of success. They have analysed how the narrative of events told by the English develops before, during and after the tournament. Kuper and Szymanski claim the English & their attitudes follow a pattern Continue reading