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Grazie Mister

I do hesitate before adding to the piles and piles of stuff that’s already out there on Leicester right now. Amongst the last things the world needs today are more superlatives to describe their achievement, truly monumental though it is, emanating from bandwagon jumpers like me and 99% of the […]

International stardom

Just a very quick post to draw readers’ attention to a couple of interviews with members of the in-the-back-of-the.net family who one might refer to, in a technical sense, as ‘media sluts’… Firstly, regular ITBOTN guest poster Rod de Lisle was recently interviewed by another ITBOTN regular guest poster, Bruce […]

Totti – Forever in Rome?

I have held my peace a bit on ‘the Totti situation’ at Roma as I don’t really want to upset anyone and this is an emotive issue. But sometimes being half Italian means you can’t shut up even when you know you really, really should. For those New Zealand readers […]

Guest Post – A letter to Rob

By Rod de Lisle To Rob Ferguson. (Ex Auckland University AFC and Forrest Hill Milford Utd stalwart). Hi Rob, Do you remember us watching black and white footie on your telly when we were 13? The mid-seventies in a Tokoroa winter when we picked a couple of average English football teams to […]

Fairytale Adventures

Leicester are top of the league. This isn’t supposed to happen. The plucky team of cobbled together players taking the top flight by storm is a tale from another age, before money bloated the game beyond sense and fair play. It’s Clough. It’s Forest. Instead of John Robertson and Trevor […]