Last Ditch Tackle
Last Ditch Tackle


At the Last Ditch Tackle we love football, but we also appreciated and follow the game across the world and recognise the many superb bloggers and websites out there covering the beautiful game.

Here are some of those we regularly follow, appreciate and above all recommend to our readership:


Bundesliga Fanatic – The one stop shop for Bundesliga coverage, with excellent and interesting articles.

The Football Pink – News, stories and humour from the beautiful game.

TwoFootedTackle –  A football blog covering all areas of the world game with a particular focus on the Premier League, the Football League, the English Non-League and Major League Soccer.

Zonal Marking – Quality tactics analysis using diagrams, chalkboards and graphs.

Jumpers for Goalposts – An alternative view on the world of football.

The Blizzard – The brainchild of author/journalist Jonathan Wilson, a quarterly publication feat. in depth pieces, stories, history and analysis.

FrenchFootballWeekly – The premier blog for french football news for the English speaking audience.

The Set Pieces – This English site looks to cover the game away from the world of news, match recaps, and heat maps, focusing on interviews and storytelling for a unique entry into the football world.

Benefoot – The best of Belgian and Dutch Football in English.

Futbolgrad — An outstanding site devoted to football in the post-Soviet regions

Futebolcidade – Sister site of Futbolgrad, great coverage of futebol in the Americas

Copa 90 – The voice of Football Fans

Pog Mo Goal – Irish-based blog about Football culture, design, opinion and feature writing


A Celtic State of Mind - The award-winning Celtic State of Mind offers a tantalising instalment of topical Celtic discussion, debate and insight, brought to you by resident hosts, Paul John Dykes and Kevin Graham. The podcast's mix of football and music chat will strike a chord with Celtic fans, as will the big interviews with individuals who possess A Celtic State of Mind.

The Totally Scottish Football Show - Your weekly, non Old Firm-centric round-up of everything north of the border. Because no one puts Scottish football in a corner. Presented by Andrew Slaven and brought to you by Muddy Knees Media.

Scottish Football Marketing Podcast - Hosted by Michael Bochel [Digital Manager at the Scottish FA] and Chris Samson [Sports Marketing Scotland], the duo explore a different topic each week speaking to someone from within Scottish Football or an expert in the field with sole of aim of helping Scottish clubs with their own activity.

Open Goal - a brand new, football-dedicated site committed to bringing our audience entertaining, original content that is free to enjoy 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This is Open Goal… You can’t miss it!

Want to recommend a blog or podcast that should be on this list? Get in touch!