The nomadic footballing career of Stig Tofting isn’t perhaps the most glamorous. It isn’t even the most familiar. But when told alongside a life story filled with tragedy and controversy, it’s nothing short of compelling. Throw in some Hells Angels and boxing bout with the guy who sang ‘Barbie Girl’ and it becomes unbelievable. Lawn-mower […]
Author : Mark Gordon
A lifelong football fan from Aberdeen, Scotland.
Schillaci: When The World Met Toto
They say the ‘brightest stars burn out the fastest’. In the case Salvatore ‘Toto’ Schillaci his star shone blindingly for four weeks in the summer of 1990. Host nation Italy began their World Cup campaign in Rome’s Stadio Olimpico against Austria. Salvatore Schillaci took his place on the substitutes bench. Ahead of him in the […]