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The Bucket List, part three

3. The Boys from Brazil

Welcome to the Headers & Volleys Bucket List. World football is a big place and sometimes there seems almost too much to see. In this series we will be looking at the top things to see and do, before you pop your clogs. Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments section below, or contact us here and we will feature the best entries on the site.

Ryan Leverton of SportsLeviathan.com continues his journey through his own Bucket List. In today’s instalment, Ryan travels further afield to the land of the Copacabana, the permanent home of the Jules Rimet trophy and the joy of favela football as he visits, The Boys from Brazil.

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The Bucket List, part two

2. Football:  The Great Debate!

Welcome to the Headers & Volleys Bucket List. World football is a big place and sometimes there seems almost too much to see. In this series we will be looking at the top things to see and do, before you pop your clogs. Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments section below, or contact us here and we will feature the best entries on the site.

Ryan Leverton of SportsLeviathan.com continues his journey through his own Bucket List. Today he looks at something eminently achievable for every football fan – arguing and discussing the hot topics in football. From London to Vienna, here’s Ryan’s look at the great debate that is football.

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The Bucket List, part one

1. Humble yet violent beginnings

This is the Headers & Volleys Bucket List.
World football is a big place and sometimes there seems almost too much to see. In this series we will be looking at the top things to see and do, before you pop your clogs.
Add your own lists in the comments section below, or contact us here and we will feature the best entries on the site.

Ryan Leverton of SportsLeviathan.com continues his Bucket List by looking at the origins of the game, with one of the oldest and most chaotic spectacles a football fan could hope to enjoy. You can also check out the last installment of Ryan’s list here.

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The Bucket List – things to do in football before you die

Welcome to the Headers & Volleys Bucket List. World football is a big place and sometimes there seems almost too much to see. In this series we will be looking at the top things to see and do, before you pop your clogs. Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments section below, or contact us here and we will feature the best entries on the site.

History teacher Ryan Leverton, Chelsea season-ticket holder of fifteen years and writer for SportsLeviathan.com kicks us off with a comprehensive historical guide to his own list. From the origins of the game itself, via Brazil and England and all the way through to the Champions League, join us in creating The Bucket List – things to do in football before we die.

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The plank or the sword, ye scurvy dog?

Into the brine you’ll go, as we all sing yo-ho-ho-ho,
over a barrel we have ya, so if ye don’t walk we’ll stab ya.

We’ll take all of your best and your brightest, and the fees we shall pay are the tightest,
for looting and pillaging’s our creed, it’s the ethos of Premier League greed”.

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The Football Shake-Up Six-Part Q&A

The Football Shake-Up series will be taking a look at our beloved game and the problems it faces today. We will be discussing ways to improve the lot of the fans, the clubs, competitions and much, much more. If you’d like to contribute to the series, please get in touchWhat would you change about the way football is run to make it better? Join the discussion by adding your comments below.

In this six part Q&A, we asked several of our favourite football bloggers and the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) to comment on some of the burning issues affecting the game today. If you missed the first part, click here to check it out.

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The Football Shake-Up Q&A, Part Six

Should supporters trusts be enabled to acquire a set minimum share in their clubs?

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The Football Shake-Up Q&A, Part Five

What steps should be taken against club owners and directors shown to be operating in a negligent or incompetent manner?

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The Football Shake-Up Q&A, Part Four

Should the top clubs help the smaller ones in anyway, and if so, how?

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The Football Shake-Up Q&A, Part Three

What measure, if any, could taken at the top of our game (Fifa/UEFA/The FA) to help prevent clubs falling into financial difficulty?

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