Flat Back Four is a collection of articles by Pat McColgan, covering all aspects of the beautiful game.

What happens on the pitch is only a small part of the story. These articles look past that, sharing the thoughts, opinions and experiences that make the 90 minutes so important.

Football is more than a game. Through interviews with fans, players and cult figures, the articles look to contextualise the sport within the society it is played, showcasing the impact it has on people around the world.

Featured by These Football Times, Box to Box Magazine, Voicing Football, Soccerlit, Luton Town FC & Wycombe Wanderers FC.