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Top Boyos: Trevor Hockey

Top Boyos: Trevor Hockey

We conclude our series of Welsh footballers to have played in the US with the tenth addition to our ‘Top Boyo’ series. Steve Perry of local football site Keighley Kicks originally wrote this excellent tribute last year to mark the 25th anniversary of Trevor Hockey‘s death and his contribution to football in the town of Keighley.  … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Shaun MacDonald

Top Boyos: Shaun MacDonald

Next up in our ‘Top Boyos’ series is the most capped player in Wales U21 history and a Swansea boy who left his beloved hometown club for first team football on the south coast. Bournemouth fan Adrian Lee, who runs the Cherries blog Red ‘n’ Black Snack, tells us why he has so much respect … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Les Davies

Top Boyos: Les Davies

For out latest ‘Top Boyos’ entrant, we once again turn to a Welsh Premier League great. Bangor City fan Matt Johnson, the brains behind the blog ‘Llandudno Jet Set‘, tells us why Les Davies is his Welsh footballing hero and how he once challenged Leo Messi for European Player of the Year. I can remember … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Ryan Giggs

Top Boyos: Ryan Giggs

The sixth entrant in our ‘Top Boyos’ feature is British football’s most decorated player and someone who has been tearing at the heart of Welsh football fans since 1991. Lost Boyos’ own Marc Harrison, a Manchester United fan, describes why Ryan Giggs is his favourite Welsh footballer. Some football fans know exactly the moment their … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Craig Bellamy

Top Boyos: Craig Bellamy

The fifth entry in our ‘Top Boyos’ series is one of Welsh’s football most volatile characters, yet most committed and passionate to the Welsh cause: Craig Bellamy. Liverpool fan Ste Hoare, writer and podcast regular for top Liverpool fansite ‘The Bib Theorists’, explains why he loved the temperamental Bellamy so much during his two stints at Anfield.  The Nutter … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Ivor Allchurch

Top Boyos: Ivor Allchurch

Our fourth ‘Top Boyos’ entry looks at one of the greatest players ever to play for Wales, Swansea and at one point one of the best players in world football. Michael Eames introduces us to the footballing geniusIvor Allchurch, as well as regaling us with his own personal encounters with ‘the Golden Boy’. Michael Eames (not to be mixed … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Mark Hughes

Top Boyos: Mark Hughes

Next up in our ‘Top Boyos’ series is one of the all-time Welsh centre forwards: Mark Hughes. Steven Carroll reveals why he’s one of his favourite ever Welsh players. Steven is currently editor of Swansea City fanzine ‘Swansea Oh Swansea‘. He was the type of player you loved if he was on your side and hated … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Danny Gabbidon

Top Boyos: Danny Gabbidon

First to enter the pantheons of Welsh greats in our new feature ‘Top Boyos’ is one of Wales’ finest modern centre backs. Scott Johnson tells us why he admired former Cardiff City and Wales defender Danny Gabbidon so much. Scott writes for numerous reputable sites such as ‘In Bed With Maradona’, ‘Goal’ and ‘Wales Online’, as well … Continue reading

Top Boyos: Eifion Williams

Top Boyos: Eifion Williams

The second in our ‘Top Boyos’ series sees us turn to one of the first poster boys of the Welsh Premier League. Mark Pitman talks about his admiration for former Barry Town, Caernafon Town and Hartlepool striker Eifion Williams. Mark is certainly an expert on the Welsh Premier and all things Welsh football-related with regular contributions to Wales Online … Continue reading

What is Top Boyos?

What is Top Boyos?

LOST BOYOS NEEDS YOU! Unsurprisingly, here at Lost Boyos, we think that Welsh football is ace. Well, ‘ace’ is maybe too positive a word to describe Welsh football; in fact, it is usually a bleak, glum and despondent place – a real cul-de-sac of hopelessness. Anyway, you get the picture. But, nonetheless, we still love it … Continue reading