by The Gaffer on August 4, 2008

Meet the reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tors of Serie A Talk:

Kevin Walker, reg­u­lar con­trib­u­tor to the Serie A Talk web­site, is a pas­sion­ate soc­cer writer and is a res­i­dent of Canada.

George D. Metel­lus is a prod­uct of many dif­fer­ent influ­ences that have forged his love of football/soccer and life. It began with his Hait­ian upbring­ing, con­tin­ued with his child­hood in Miami, 4-year ser­vice in the U.S. Air Force and a proud degree from The Uni­ver­sity of Miami. ITS ALL ABOUT THE U!.  The inter­est in writ­ing came via radio. At WVUM 90.5 FM, George & three friends cre­ated a talk show ded­i­cated to soc­cer and it grew into a pod­cast called, Mad About Fut­bol. It strength­ened as a board op/producer at WQAM 560 AM and led to posi­tion writ­ing for Goal.com. He is also the pub­lic address announcer of UMi­ami soc­cer & track events.  The Miami native con­tin­ues to con­tribute to Mad About Futbol.com and lists his favorite football/soccer clubs as: Miami Hur­ri­cane Amer­i­can foot­ball, FC Barcelona, FC Inter­nazionale Milano, Brazil­ian & Hait­ian national teams. His favorite quote is from Yoda in Empire Strikes Back. “Do or do not, There is no try,”

The Gaffer, founder of Serie A Talk, has been fol­low­ing football/soccer for more than 30 years. Born in Wales, he is a for­mer jour­nal­ist who now lives in Florida and spends his time ana­lyz­ing the influ­ence of soc­cer world­wide. His writ­ing cre­den­tials include The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Illus­trated, South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the now defunct Match­day Mag­a­zine.

Juan Arango. After months of float­ing in the nether­world of 20-something inde­ci­sion, Juan was able to find his two pas­sions and con­vert them into a path to self-fulfillment.

Juan started his writ­ing career with Goal.com as the South Amer­i­can and La Liga cor­re­spon­dent.  His suc­cess as well as con­tro­ver­sial arti­cles quickly estab­lish­ing him­self within that pub­li­ca­tion for the three years he was asso­ci­ated with them.  Out­side of work­ing for Serie A Talk, Juan has also wrote for the Uruguay World Cup Blog, and is also the South Amer­i­can cor­re­spon­dent for Sloven­ian sports daily, Nogo­ma­nia.  Juan cur­rently is in the mid­dle of start­ing his own web­site, Mad About Fut­bol which will cover the big leagues in South America.

In addi­tion to the writ­ing, Juan works in the tele­vi­sion indus­try for the past five years.  He worked in com­pa­nies like Gol TV and ESPN Inter­na­tional both in front of and behind the camera.

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