Beats & Rhymes FC

Rohan Ricketts interview: 50 Cent meets ex-Arsenal and Spurs midfielder

Since departing the English game in 2008, ex-Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rohan Ricketts has been on something of a voyage both on and off the field, making some considerable connections along the way, with US star 50 Cent a notable example. Read more →

Zesh Rehman interview: Thai hip-hop an entirely new one for ex-Fulham defender

Zesh Rehman, the first British Asian footballer to play in all of England’s top four divisions seeked new pastures at the end of 2010, moving to Thai Premier League champions Muang Thong United to experience a completely different kind of challenge. Read more →

Ashley Williams interview: Gaffer’s music taste passes the test for Swans stalwart

Welsh international defender Ashley Williams has been a truly vital component in Swansea City’s elevation to become Wales’ first Premier League club, so he is as well-placed as any to judge the music taste around the Liberty Stadium, including that of his manager Brendan Rodgers. Read more →

Richard Garcia interview: World Cup tunes still raise a smile for Socceroos winger

Winger Richard Garcia became Hull City’s first ever World Cup player when he represented Australia against Germany in Durban on June 13th 2010 and teammate Adam Federici’s choice of music during the tournament brings the memories flooding back even now. Read more →

Kristine Lilly interview: Most-capped footballer ever recalls pre-match World Cup music

The name of Kristine Lilly will be forever associated with women’s football worldwide, indeed there isn’t an opening to this article that could do justice to all she has achieved, so let’s start with her status as the most-capped footballer ever (male or female) with 352 international caps for the USA and work from there (we’ll get on to music)! Read more →