The Football Nomad Project
The above is a photo of me sleeping – something I will be doing a lot of until the International Break is over.
For those unaware of the Football Nomad project you can read all about it here. If you need persuading to click that link then the words football, travel, culture, people and art should do nicely.
Put simply it’s going to be a definitive information source for football travel advice coming first-hand from local football fans around the world as well as myself as I travel the world covering games, interviewing fans and photographing anything and everything to do with world football culture. I’ll be starting with the World Cup in South Africa next year and then Europe in the six months following it.
It goes without saying that as loyal Arsenal FC Blog readers I would absolutely love your support and assistance with this new project. I think it has potential to bring the community we have built around the world to life and I encourage you to support Football Nomad via the Facebook Fan Page I have set up. Pretty please.
At this stage I don’t have a newsletter subscription option setup for the new blog (although there is RSS) but once that’s up and running I will let you know.
Anyway, shameless plus over, onto Arsenal matters.
Arsenal Link Party!
With the international break in full swing I’ve got a bit of a link party for you this fine Wednesday afternoon:
Theo Walcott explains why he got Thierry Henry’s autograph on Sunday. Good for him.
Vito “Gigi” Mannone reveals he was very close to going on loan this season. Obviously it’s great that he didn’t, although I’m not sure Wojciech Szczesny would agree.
Soccerlens has a lovely snapshot of the race for World Cup qualification, outlining which teams are close and just how likely they are to make it. You’ll note that Australia are already confirmed…*sneaky grin*
Emmanuel Adebayor finally apologises for his stamp on Robin van Persie, not that it will make one iota of difference to reception he’s going to get at The Emirates later in the season. You can of course see me burning my old Adebayor kit here.
Didier Drogba says he would welcome Patrick Vieira to Chelsea. Hmmm.
The Sport Review name Andrey Arshavin and Thomas Vermaelen in their Top 5 Signings of 2009 article.
And that’s that.
More tomorrow and perhaps a guest post or two over the next few days.
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