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  1. My Friend Who Played With Pelé

    President Bill Clinton and Pelé during a 1997 visit to Rio de Janeiro. Many years ago, someone stopped me as I was walking in the main entrance of my apartment building in Washington, D.C. I had a football under my …


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  2. Writing Competition Closed

    The first-ever Soccerlens Writing Competition is now closed. A big thanks to everyone who participated (including those who took the time out to read and comment on the entries). We received 40 entries in total (you can read them below) …


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  3. National Team Monogamy

    This article is a submission for the Soccerlens Football Writing Competition; to participate, please read the details here. Written by David Rini. The most eye-opening component of being a fan of U.S. soccer (I’m not really trying to break myself …


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  4. Racism in the name of Science? A-Okay!

    This article is a submission for the Soccerlens Football Writing Competition; to participate, please read the details here. Recently Francesco Totti was under the threat of a doping investigation until his MD gave him an alibi, explaining away his tardiness …


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  5. The Hidden Diaries of Ashley Cole

    This article is a submission for the Soccerlens Football Writing Competition; to participate, please read the details here. Thursday, 20th September Today Jose Mourinho got sacked. I can’t say I’m shocked in fact, I’m quite happy about it. He wasn’t …


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