About

About TOB Football

TOB Football is an independent football blog launched by George Hartley in June 2020.

TOB aims to bring you intriguing, varied and in-depth articles from the world of football. The aim is to gather writers together from all corners of the Earth and provide the most interesting opinions, insights and events within the world of football.

On the contrary, TOB Football’s first podcast, ‘Outside The Box’, will focus on the wider topics of the game from mental health to the rise in the importance of tactics.

Get in touch via the contact page for any more information, to make suggestions or to pitch your ideas to us!

Our writers

GEORGE HARTLEY

George Hartley is the founder of TOB Football. He is a freelance football writer and broadcaster, currently studying Sports Journalism at Birmingham City University.

George has written for sites such as Back Page Football, Let’s Talk Ball and 90 Minutes At A Time and has interviewed players such as Marvin Sordell, Shay Facey and Dean Gordon for articles.

He has also presented a podcast, ‘KickBack Football Podcast’, since March 2019 and hosts ‘Outside The Box’, a TOB podcast.

George is an Aston Villa supporter and his favourite players are Jack Grealish, Thierry Henry and Lionel Messi.

AYUSH SUDARSHAN

RORY CHESTER

PURUL PATTNAIK

NAKSHATRA PAIN

CHARLIE CASTILLO