AC MILAN, BRANG SENGLI

Why Milan? I asked. “Because I’ve got this shirt at the lucky draw organized by our church before we played football.” At about the same time as Baptist missionaries started harvesting souls in the northern Kachin state, a journalist George Scott introduced the game of football to what was sometimes known as “the Scottish colony”, the great country of Burma. Besides being a reporter for … Continue reading AC MILAN, BRANG SENGLI

THAI PORT, LILLIAN

Why Thai Port? I asked. “Well, the stadium is only five minutes from where I live. That’s how all started.” The rest is a long and ongoing story. On her twitter profile (worth following for some thoughtful and funny observation about football and Thai society) otherwise very cool Lillian describes herself as “Artist/Photographer. Dirty Liberal Feminist. Apathetic Gooner. KlongtoeyArmy Conscript”. There @TheLilyfish mentions two football … Continue reading THAI PORT, LILLIAN

ARSENAL, DAMIR

This is a fantastic news for all of you Footballists fans: Damir Šagolj, a friend, and a reporter who works for Reuters news agency and is currently based in Bangkok, Thailand, joins Footballists and will be our regular contributor. Here is his first post. Enjoy! Why Arsenal? I asked myself. “Because Samir brought me this shirt.” Indeed, although it is bit awkward for one displaced … Continue reading ARSENAL, DAMIR