Jack Wilshire and Arsenal’s Beautiful Goal
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Posted by Paul on October 22, 2013 | Short Link

“A better team goal honestly doesn’t come to mind yet. It’s certainly one of the top three I’ve seen,” said legendary Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger. I love our tabletop games, but once in a while you’ll see something live that is an example of human skill, patience, and inventiveness that reaches the sublime pinnacle of […]

Classic Soccer E-Newsletter Vol. 1
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Posted by Paul on September 29, 2013 | Short Link

Long time readers of oneforfive will know that one of my favorite soccer simulation games – and the Gold Standard for comprehensive realism and accuracy in a soccer sim – is Classic Soccer by Time Travel Games. The publisher does not have a website to promote Classic Soccer, and despite the fact that essentially no […]

Jimmy Dunn Never Played at Ebbets Field
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Posted by Paul on November 28, 2012 | Short Link

James “Jimmy” Dunn (b.1897-d.1987) was an outstanding American soccer player of the early 20th Century.  He scored the winning goal of the 1920 National Challenge Cup final, netting a victory for his hometown Ben Millers soccer club.  He was elected to the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 1974. Before tonight, I had never heard […]

In the Movies: Orson Welles Meets Soccer in the 70′s
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Posted by Paul on June 27, 2012 | Short Link

My bachelor’s degree is in Cinema Studies, believe it or not, and I like to fancy myself as somewhat of a cinephile. That is to say, I love movies and I’ve seen a lot of them. Perhaps my favorite film of all time is Orson Welles’ 1973 documentary F for Fake, which weaves several narratives […]

Thursday Morning Click-Thru: 6/21/2012
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Posted by Paul on June 21, 2012 | Short Link

[Evening Edition] Below are a few links that I’ve tweeted out over the past week that I think readers here would enjoy. This article highlighting one and done ballplayers was a great read:”The Roy Hobbs All-Star Team” hardballtimes.com/main/article/t… — Paul Dylan (@heyblue) June 20, 2012 Countdown in History: 1975 Seattle Sounders wp.me/p10Cd9-342 — Andrew Urlacher […]

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