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  • NPFL: My Teammates and I Resolved to Win the Title to Make Up for Our Continental Woes – Rivers United Goalkeeper Sochima

    Rivers United goalkeeper, Sochima Victor has revealed that it was a joint resolution among the players of the Port Harcourt-based side before the start of the season that they would win the league in other to compensate for their exit from CAF Confederations Cup.   In an exclusive chat with Breaking The Lines, the former…

  • Football for Good: Michael Carrick Supports Local Children as They Prepare for High School

    The Michael Carrick Foundation has shown its ongoing support for Manchester United Foundation by providing back-to-school packs for young people as they get ready to transition from primary to secondary school.   In partnership with accountancy firm Sedulo, Michael Carrick Foundation has provided stationery equipment, water bottles and restaurant vouchers to pupils, to help them…

  • Matt Evans on USA 94: The World Cup that Changed the Game

    You have just written the book, ‘ USA 94: The World Cup that Changed the Game’. What was it about that World Cup in particular that inspired you to write the book?   Personally, I feel that USA ‘94 is an often overlooked and underrated tournament. For me, it is the World Cup with the greatest…

  • Vagner Da Silva: Portuguese Football, Europa League Memories and Success With Qarabag

    You started your career in your native Brazil with Club Athletico Paranaense. What are your memories of your time there?   I have only the best memories from my time in Athletico. When I got there I was 13 years old, it was there that I was formed, as a man and goalkeeper. I had…

  • John Bleasdale on Scotland’s Swedish Adventure

    You have just published your debut book:  Scotland’s Swedish Adventure: The Story of Scotland’s European Championship Debut. First of all, what does the Scotland national team mean to you as a whole?    The Scotland National Team means everything to me. I attended my first game in 1991 against San Marino, sitting in the old…

  • Joelle Murray: Hibs Fanatic, Hibs Player and Scotland Memories

    From the age of five, you’ve been a regular at Easter Road supporting Hibernian. What does the club mean to you?   I genuinely can’t sum up what the club means to me in one word or one sentence. It means absolutely everything and consumes every aspect of my life at this moment in time. …

  • BTL Exclusive Interview: Arbroath’s Derek Gaston Opens Up on His Relationship with Dick Campbell and Journey in Football

    You are currently at Arbroath working under Dick Campbell and Rab Douglas. How would you sum up life at the club?   Firstly, it’s been great to be at the club and I’m enjoying my football under Dick Campbell. I was unsure initially how it would be as I was making the transition from full-time…

  • Erik ten Hag: The Inside Track on the Dutch Coach Destined for Old Trafford

    Following numerous reports that Ajax head coach Erik Ten Hag is destined to become the next manager of Manchester United, I spoke to Amsterdam-based Dutch football expert James Rowe.    James has covered Dutch football in the Netherlands at close sight since 2005 and he gave me the inside track on the career of Erik…

  • What Next for Former Tranmere Captain Scott Davies After Being Forced Into Retirement?

    Former Tranmere Rovers captain Scott Davies announced his retirement last month after a lengthy spell on the side-line. The 35-year-old goalkeeper suffered a ruptured Achilles in March 2021 and has now been forced to call time on his playing career.    Davies, who signed for his beloved Rovers from Fleetwood Town in 2015, will go…

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    Exclusive Interview with Simão Sabrosa, Director of International Relations for SL Benfica

    Breaking the Lines’ Zach Lowy had the chance to talk with Simão Sabrosa inside the offices of the Estadio Da Luz – house of SL Benfica, located in Lisbõa, Portugal. The legendary former player from Benfica talked about his new position with ‘The Eagles’ as the Director of International Relations. He shared with Zach about…