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Welcome to the new home of Dirty Tackle

(Louise Turnbull) Longtime DT readers are surely used to sudden changes with the site, but for those who are newer to the fold, take a deep breath and believe me when I say that something wonderful has just happened. After parting ways with Yahoo Sports in late 2014, DT returned to its original form as …

The Goalmouth returns! Now in audio form!

After a brief hiatus, The Goalmouth, our daily email newsletter in partnership with Howler Magazine, has returned. And now DT and Howler have teamed up with Total Soccer Show to give it a brand new podcast companion. Each day, hosting duties will rotate between Daryl Grove, myself, George Quraishi, Taylor Rockwell, and Ryan Bailey for …

DT Giveaway: Win a £25 gift voucher from Art of Football

(Art of Football) To help out in this stressful holiday shopping period, DT has once again teamed up with Art of Football to bring you the chance to win some spectacular free stuff. We’re giving away two £25 gift vouchers that you can put towards any purchase on the Art of Football’s site. And if …

DT programming note (and a reason to get excited)

I’m going to be away until September 6 (I’m starting the international break early and hoping to ride electric scooters around Italy with Mario Balotelli). But soon after I get back, there will be a major announcement about the future of Dirty Tackle — a very good announcement. One I’m excited about and I think you will …

DT Giveaway: Win a gorgeous shirt from Art of Football!

(Art of Football) Now that all your favorite players have been sold to other clubs and you’ve burned all the shirts with their names on the back, your summer wardrobe needs replenishing. Thankfully, DT is here to help. We’ve teamed up with Art of Football to give away a few of their beautiful and unique …

Sign up for our new daily email: The Goalmouth

I’m very excited to announce that DT and Howler Magazine have teamed up to bring you a new daily email that will improve your life by anywhere from 12–14%. In The Goalmouth, I will be personally curating a daily set of stories and other fun stuff (if you’re familiar with the “Links!” posts on DT, …

DT programming note and recommendations

(David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) I’m going to be away for a couple of days (I’m undergoing a cosmetic surgical procedure that will make me look like Sepp Blatter so I can overthrow FIFA from within). With no DT posts to peruse, I have some suggestions on how you can best spend your time during …

DT Giveaway: Win a football wall sticker from The Beautiful Game

DT has teamed up with purveyors of exceptional wall art The Beautiful Game to bring you the chance to win one of their fine products. The Beautiful Game offer a wide variety of football wall stickers — from player images to memorable quotes — designed by a number of great artists (including our pal Dan Leydon). And you can …