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The next chapter

When I started in-the-back-of-the.net, the original idea was that it would eventually become a group blog. I wanted this to be a place where other New Zealand footballaholics could come and express themselves via the written word and/or read about the beautiful game from a New Zealand perspective. This was […]

Making a difference

“So get as many people behind it as you can! Get them subscribing and help give your local club a cash injection!” – The Auckland Football Federation website commands you! PremierLeaguePass have launched a new initiative to support local clubs extremely generously with 20% of every subscription going to a local […]

Tim or Errol? You decide

Our nation’s esteemed national newspaper, the Granny Herald, is running a poll asking readers to decide whether or not the most popular game in the world should be afforded the dignity and respect of being referred to by its proper name – football. So I thought it only right that […]

New Year’s Resolutions: Take 3

It’s 2014, and as this blog enters its fourth (OMG REALLY??), yes that’s right fourth year in operation, the time has come to once again evaluate how things are going and set some objectives for the new year ahead. This is the third time I have carried out this exercise, […]

My two cents

Everyone seems to be throwing in their two cents worth on ‘what’s wrong with New Zealand Football’ at the moment, therefore I don’t see what should make me any different. Gareth Morgan’s piece today was another in a long line of articles by various pundits that have contained plenty I […]