Netherland’s captain Hendrik Johannes Cruijff “Johan Cruyff”, left, watches together with West Germany’s captain Franz Beckenbauer, right, on July 7, 1974 before the start of the final match of the Soccer World Cup at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany, the toss of the coin by English referee Jack Taylor, second from right, attended by linesmen Ramon Barreto from Uruguay and Alfonso Gonzalez Archudia from Mexico. (AP Photo)
Sports writer and author of José Mourinho: The Rise of the Translator, featuring exclusive interviews with key figures not synonymous with the traditional Mourinho narrative and Johan Cruyff: The Total Voetballer, an ebook which peaked in the Top 40 of Amazon’s top 100 Sports Books’ chart. I have also written for Britain best selling football magazine, FourFourTwo and other British publications. I am a fully qualified reporter with an NCTJ Diploma in Journalism and a Masters degree in Sports Journalism from St. Mary’s University, London.