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The Canvas: Our latest PRO theme

Written on January 15, 2012 at 8:54 pm, by

  At Golbox we’ve come to learn that there are many bloggers who are looking for that extra bit of control over the way their football blog looks. On WordPress itself, you can use a wide range of different themes and Golbox likewise. However we’ve always felt that for those of you looking for thatContinue Reading

Don’t forget: Ballon D’or tonight

Written on January 9, 2012 at 5:03 pm, by

Just a quick reminder to tune into watch the Ballon D’or tonight. Obviously it’s going to be a great occasion, but more importantly Golbox’s very own Kay Murray will be cohosting the evening with Ruud Gullit. Such and exciting opportunity. I, and Golbox, wish you all the best Kay.

Kay Murray Presenting Ballon D’or

Written on January 6, 2012 at 1:04 pm, by

One of the very first people to bring their blog over to Golbox (or FootballUnited as  it was known then), was Kay Murray. Her blog, FootballBarbie, was immediately popular, offering great insights into her role as a presenter at Real Madrid TV and life behind the scenes at a football club. That was in 2009.Continue Reading

Merry Christmas!

Written on December 25, 2011 at 8:11 am, by

Just a quick note to wish all our bloggers, readers and subscribers a very merry Christmas. And to all those of you who currently blog with us, your Christmas present should be in your inbox. I don’t want to ruin the surprise, but it may involve free domain registration for a year Enjoy! Sam

Golbox at the NOPAs

Written on December 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm, by

Tonight, Golbox will be attending the Not One Hundred Percent Awards for football bloggers. This is the second year the even has been run and based on last years success, I fully expect tonight to be an amazing night celebrating football bloggers across the country. Last year, one of our former bloggers Sian won YoungContinue Reading

The Socrates Blogger Survey

Written on November 24, 2011 at 5:03 pm, by

Terry and the guys over at Socrates have put together a survey for football bloggers. It focuses on how you feel about the football blogging scene, how you feel it is impacted by some.of the bigger media players and whether you think it’s ok for bloggers to provide content for free. If journalism and footballContinue Reading

Helping out Macrocephalous Autohagiographer

Written on November 14, 2011 at 9:41 am, by

Since we’ve transitioned to Golbox, we’ve been able to add a whole host of new services. Currently they’re in private beta (just to test and de-bug), but Premier League You’re ‘Avin a Laugh is one of our earliest adopters. We were asked last week to help out with a project, Macrocephalous Autohagiographer, by lending someContinue Reading

The Google Guru is big for football fans

Written on March 30, 2011 at 2:05 pm, by

One struggle I quite often find myself having on matchdays, is getting quick access to the latest scores from around the grounds. Particularly if I’m at a game myself, as it would seem mobile phones and stadia are not compatible (Faraday cage anyone?). However, today’s very quiet release of Google Guru, could put an endContinue Reading

Finding our bloggers everywhere!

Written on February 27, 2011 at 8:48 pm, by

Just a little short one from me today and no, it’s not this fella: I couldn’t resist, sorry. Back onto the real news, our very own SalutSunderland.com found his way into the Sunday Telegraph today with a short comment about Sunderland’s poor away loss to Everton. I’m always on the look out for traditional pressContinue Reading

Match fixing allegations raised – entirely false?

Written on February 7, 2011 at 4:44 pm, by

An interesting story has developed regarding the 4-4 draw between Newcastle and Arsenal. For those who somehow missed the game, Arsenal were leading 4-0 after 26mins and Newcastle managed to break record to come back and score 4 goals – with Arsenal down to ten-men for the second half. Stade 2 (A France 2 productionContinue Reading

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