The Author

Mark Beegan
Mark Beegan

Mark is a graduate of UCD. Mark is a freelance journalist with a love of attacking football and tiki taka. Weekly contributor to Back Page Football. Writes mostly on European, South American and Irish Football.


Jorge Sampaoli – Footballing progressive

by Mark Beegan

Jorge Sampaoli last night took charge of his 100th game at the helm of Universidad de Chile when “La U” took on O’Higgins in the first leg of the 2012 Apertura final this week. Despite the 2-1 defeat, Sampaoli’s superb side have dominated the Chilean scene of late, winning both the Apertura and Clausura tournaments in 2011, as well […]