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Where Football Meets Culture

This magazine is about the football supporter’s experience around the world. If you love football history, and football and politics, Outside Write is for you.

We avoid talking on-field matters, we’re about travelling the world, and learning new things from clubs and the people we meet on the way.

We hope you will join us on that journey. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, and sign up for the Football Travel podcast on iTunes.

Chris Lee, editor

Chris Lee football blogger

The editor, courtesy of Panini Cheapskates

As an increasingly club-agnostic fan, Chris has been to one FA Cup final, two Championship play-off finals, a Europa League final and one World Cup. He runs the content and copywriting company, Eight Moon Media, and contributes to City AM, Football Weekends, The Gentleman Ultra and more.

Despite swearing to “retire disillusioned” from football many years ago, regular jaunts to Europe and the lower leagues in England saved his interest in the round ball game.

Unscripted drama; it’s what keeps us coming back time and time again.

As Sir Alex said; “Football. Bloody hell.”

Follow Chris on Twitter.




 Gary Andrews, contributor

Gary Andrews

Gary Andrews


Gary Andrews is a writer, broadcaster and communications specialist with a love for Exeter City, non-league and Australian soccer culture.

He is a sometime contributor to When Saturday Comes and Two Hundred Per Cent, and the former host of the twofootedtackle podcast.

Follow Gary on Twitter.






 Matt McGinn, contributor

Matt McGinn

Matt McGinn

Matt lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and occasionally puts down his yerba maté to write about Argentine football culture.

His footballing excursions have taken him to a World Cup, a European Championships, and the first ever competitive Aylesbury derby. Back in England, he can often be heard bemoaning the Dele Alli-shaped hole in the MK Dons midfield.

Matt writes for sites including In Bed With Maradona and The Gentleman Ultra.

Follow Matt on Twitter – @McGinn93. He would be delighted to answer any questions you may have on watching football in Argentina.

Use of Photography

All photographic content is the property of OutsideWrite unless expressly stated otherwise and credited. If you would like to use any photographs from the site, please contact the editor to discuss terms.

Notes for PRs and Marketers

If you have an interesting story or interview to offer Outside Write, please get to know the blog before approaching by email or Twitter. We’re all about the culture, the experience and the history of football.

If you are interested in advertising or advertorial content, likewise, please drop me an email for a rate card.

If you represent a betting or ‘gaming’ brand, please do not get in touch. We do not take gambling content or ads. Also, we do not do link exchanges, please do not ask us for that.

Disclosure: We do use adverts and affiliate links. For full disclosure, please visit our disclosure page.

Comments Policy

We welcome insightful comments that add to the conversation. Comments are filtered, so we will not tolerate any racism, homophobia, xenophobia or swearing.

Outside Write is owned by Eight Moon Media Ltd.


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