What is about football stadiums that we hold so dear to our heart? They’re only bricks and mortar after all. But it’s also so much more than that. It’s where memories are made, where we make our fortnightly pilgrimage, where individuals come together as one homogenous mass to get behind a common goal. The football […]
The World Cup crowns the best national team in the world, but it is about more than just deciding who is the best.
The World Cup is here! You know what that means: it’s time to watch English fans get ridiculously excited before it all comes crashing down, of course! England’s failure to make any sort of impact at a major tournament in the past twenty years has been a great source of amusement for Irish football fans, and beyond. Ste McGovern (Balls.ie), Colm Boohig (Storyful) and Conor Clancy (Forza Italian Football) run through each English exit since France 98 to see which one they find the funniest. The Ultras also chat about their first World Cup memories, Wes Hoolahan’s goal vs Sweden two years ago, and Anthony Bourdain. Follow us on Twitter (@NostalgiaUltra5) and Facebook. Please rate and review us on iTunes and elsewhere.