” I couldn’t settle in Italy – it was like living in a foreign country.” – Ian Rush
” The game is in a neutral country for both teams. “ – David Beckham
What is The 4th Official ?
The 4th Official is a UK-based football blog which focuses on the big stories currently circulating in the world of football.The aim of the site is to provide an unbiased view from a supporters viewpoint on everything football.
Our mission is to look at the game from as wide a perspective as possible and analyse the ” beautiful game ” with a degree of balance and not provide comments and opinions often spoon-fed to us by today’s over dictating media.
Finally and most importantly , The 4th Official is a forum for fans of all ages aimed at bringing together all those who love the game , and with this in mind we encourage you to contribute by using the comments field on each article to share your views.
So how can I contribute to The 4th Official?
There are 3 ways in which you can contribute to The 4th Official
1. By leaving comments on articles you have read and sharing your thoughts on the subject. The articles posted on The 4th Official are written with the sole aim of stirring debate amongst supporters. Tell us if you agree with the content in a written article or more importantly if you disagree with the content of an article , without your comments we can’t debate !
2. By sending us feedback , suggestion or tips. Is there a subject you think we should write about , or a topic you would like to read more ( or less) about ? …if so let us know
3. By writing for The 4th Official . I am always on the look-out for budding sports journalists for contributions. If you think you have what it takes from a sports journalism point of view and are passionate about the game of football then send me a sample of your work and we will be in touch !. If you are interested in writing for The 4th Official please use the Contact Us link on the top toolbar or footer of this site.
So there you have it , I do hope you enjoy The 4th Official and the articles posted and please do not forget to use the comments section at the end of each article !!
” That was an inch perfect pass to no one.” – Ray Wilkins
” In some ways, cramp is worse than having a broken leg.” – Kevin Keegan