Tag Archives: League 2

Thomas Hitzlsperger Comes Out

8 Jan

{89A905CB-44DE-4155-96D1-3A893DD8CDD1}Thomas Hitzlsperger, who retired in September 2013 has revealed that he is gay. The 31 year old central midfielder played in the EPL (Aston Villa, West Ham, Everton), Serie A (Lazio), Bundesliga (Wolfsburg, Stuttgart) and League 2 (Chesterfield). He represented Germany at the U19 (as captain), U21 and senior levels.

His Germany teammate Lukas Podolski tweeted “”Brave and right decision. Respect, Thomas Hitzlsperger. His outing is a important sign in our time.” Many others including his former club, Aston Villa, have expressed their support.  I look forward to a day when this will no longer be such big news. I admire & wholeheartedly support Thomas’s decision to come forward. This has got to be a relief for him. I hope that many others will follow.

Thanks to watishista Tali for sending in the news.

– Lozil

The Daily Drool: Nahki Wells

8 Feb

Nahki WellsForward Nahki plays for English League 2 side Bradford City. He’s also a member of the Bermuda National Team. He started his career in Bermuda playing two fabulously named teams: Dandy Town Hornets and Bermuda Hogges.

The Daily Drool: Paulo Gazzaniga

21 Aug

Tall (6’5″) 20 year old goalkeeper Paul hails from Argentina. He spent 2 years at Valencia, but never made an appearance for the first team. When he was released in 2011, he signed with English League 2 side Gillingham. He’s just made the jump to the EPL with the newly promoted Southampton.