The End “was the first terrace fanzine, the godfather of the football fanzines but still dressed in punk’s cut and paste graphics. We’r re-issuing them in one volume”
Thanks to Sabotage Times and adidas, The 20th Anniversary edition includes all 20 issues of The End including every Ins and Outs list, every music interview, every letters page, and every one of the classic End illustrations and interviews.
Available for £20 at Sabotage Times.
Sheffield Football Club has sold the world’s oldest soccer rule book for a reported $1.42 million. The handwritten pamphlet from 1857 was put on auction at Sotheby’s in London as part of an archive of Sheffield FC, the world’s oldest soccer club. The rule book contains many innovations that are still part of the modern game, such as the corner kick, cross bar, and indirect free kick. Photos © Sotheby’s
“Featuring George Lois as our cover star, interviews with Lawrence Weiner and Asger Carlsen, essays by BAFTA-award winning animator Mikey Please and publisher David Bennewith, and a Keith Haring profile by the writer Lucia Davies (as well as a whole load of other features, interviews and articles), we’re extremely excited to launch It’s Nice That #6, our biggest issue yet. Also, it’s pink….”
Available at www.itsnicethat.com/shop
Author Sophie Lovell takes a look into the life and work of Dieter Rams with further insights into what constitutes good design in the new books As Little Design As Possible. The NY Times piece How Dieter Rams Made Braun Look Cool is a good place to start until the book is released on June 11. Available at Amazon. via Hypebeast
Issue Two of The Green Soccer Journal is now available for pre-order at The Green Soccer Journal Shop
From The Green: “Issue Two of the The Green Soccer Journal looks to the world of French Football and includes our first double cover featuring France legend Patrick Vieira and their rising star Mamadou Sakho.
WIth a new era dawning we took a trip to Paris to experience the picturesque Clairefontaine training centre with Stefan Ruiz on hand to capture the iconic scenery. We also spoke with Gael Clichy in a Hampstead cafe and took across the pond to New York where the France community are making their own mark on football.
As well as our France focus we continued to discuss the game with personalities such as Ottavio Missoni, Tom Hughes, and Hayley McQueen and celebrate some of footballs greatest players and stadiums.”
From the editor: “With Urban Research: New York, we pay tribute to the city’s historic places and the waves of humanity that lead to its future. The mixing of images in this book represents the shifting contrasts between people, places and structures that define the city. Is is this ambitious mixing that-more than anything-defines the urban environment of New York.”
The official matchday program of the UEFA Champions League Final 2011 includes exclusive interviews with Manchester United FC’s Alex Ferguson and Javier Hernandez, and FC Barcelona’s Pep Guardiola and Gerard Pique. The 2011 Final takes place on 28 May 2011 at Wembley Stadium. A digital copy is available at Zinio