Meet the Writers

David McBride

Dave McBride is an American and has been a fan of the Beautiful Game for over three decades. Besides a writer, Dave has been coaching for almost ten years at all levels of amateur soccer. He currently coaches at a junior college in his home state of New Jersey. Before coming to Serie A, Dave was a writer for where he still contributes.

The Gaffer


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.