About the Author
Englishman, Paul Hansford, has been working in football journalism for the better part of the last 20 years. Starting out as a work experience 'flunky' for cult magazine 90 Minutes, he secured a staff job there before moving on to the iconic Shoot! magazine as a staff writer in 1997. After moving to Australia in 1999, he began work for travel magazine TNT but continued to write about sport and football. In 2005, Paul took the job as editor of Australian FourFourTwo, launching the worldrenowned football magazine franchise Down Under. He oversaw the launch of the au.fourfourtwo.com website covering two World Cup finals (Germany 2006, South Africa 2010). Now based in Denmark, Paul continues to write about sport and football for magazines around the world.