There would now appear to be two English clubs where I have come to be known as the Yank with the camera and the blog. All I have ever wanted to do is go to interesting places, have interesting experiences, meet interesting people, and then tell the story. I could add to that, in the […]
Read All About Sunderland AFC
Here's everything I've written about Sunderland -- the stadium, the club, the city, and matches I've seen there.
My English soccer tour has always been mostly about people. There are the people I meet, of course, and the people who read the stuff I write. Ultimately, there will be people reading the book and having their own experiences – maybe even letting me help them plan their adventures. My relationship with Sunderland has […]
It’s clear to me now that the gods of sport and travel have aimed me straight at Sunderland. There’s just no other way to explain what’s been going on. I thought I was just researching a guide to English football for Americans, which would include me visiting every ground in the Premier League. In planning […]
I have a friend who refers to her higher power, or god, as “perfect timing.” You know the feeling, when everything clicks into place and magic flows? Well, that has happened to me on this trip, and I didn’t even know it was going on! Wednesday night (Update: this was written in 2014) I was […]
Update: I just want to say a giant thanks to the thousands of Sunderland fans who’ve read this post, the 40,000+ who’ve watched the videos, and most of all the dozens who have emailed me. It’s been such an honor to be part of this, you’ve all been so gracious, and really, this is what […]