Dark age for defenders?

……… This World Cup, the beautiful game has become the bountiful game. What about quality defenders? ………. By Sopan Joshi | Published in Sunday Times of India on June 29, 2014   If you have an extraordinary ability to dribble,… Read More ›

The Legend of Barça

TIKI TAKA A great football club comes off a dizzy high, a star footballer-coach moves on, and football aesthetes the world over join hands in a silent prayer By Sopan Joshi                [ Published in OPEN… Read More ›

The Socratic Method

A philosopher-footballer passes on By Sopan Joshi [ Published in OPEN magazine ] Socrates wasn’t the world’s greatest footballer. Nor the greatest in the national side he led. He wasn’t even the best midfielder in that team. Zico wore the… Read More ›