Football Faces 1: What is a bubble coat?

I’m very happy to present the first post on On Goals Scored by a guest contributor. This is the work of Kay; a Newcastle United and Júbilo Iwata supporter who likes to draw (among other things) the intriguing faces of those blokes that tell footballers what to do. As an avid but unlearned watcher of … Continue reading

What does a football look like?

One hundred pictures of footballs from crests of clubs and national teams or associations. On Goals Scored: failing to answer questions that no one asked. See also: The graphical vocabulary of the 2011-2012 Premier League crests, Cresty bits quiz

1982 World Cup posters

For some editions of the World Cup, as well as a poster commemorating the host country, a poster for each host city was commissioned. I was recently lucky enough to share a house with the posters of some of the Spanish cities that hosted matches in 1982, but I have been unable to find an … Continue reading

Quiz: Cresty Bits

As build-up for the new season I am going to be taking a look at those much-loved, but seldom examined, icons of the game: club crests. I will be dissecting in detail the logos of the twenty 2011-12 Premier League teams as the season nears, but before then I thought a little crest-based quiz would … Continue reading