About the Author

Mark Sochon is a Spanish football writer based in Barcelona. His work has been featured by various publications including The Guardian, Sport360, These Football Times, World Soccer, Inside Futbol, 101 Great Goals and In Bed with Maradona. He also writes about travel and has previously lived in both Madrid and Sevilla.

Here are a few examples of his work:

La Liga’s most tumultuous season

An article published by The Guardian on the 1999-00 campaign in Spanish football when Deportivo won the league and the big clubs struggled.

The Yellow Submarine is rising again

A piece for La Liga blog on Villarreal, who once again are defying their small town roots to flourish in Spain’s top flight.

Peladão: bigger than the World Cup – in Manaus at least

A piece published by World Soccer on an enormous amateur football tournament held each year in Manaus, Brazil.

For article requests or other questions:

Please e-mail marksochon(at)hotmail.co.uk or get in touch via twitter – @marksoc1.

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