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Travis Mokey
Travis studied at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Cultural and Diversity faculty) in 2010. He began his journalism career almost 8 years ago, working in the weekly newspaper industry and world web. During his professional career, he traveled to UK, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Russia, and India. He had joined FootballWood.com team at the beginning of 2016. Today Travis is MSc, Journalist of our project. Besides, he continues working with biggest brands and companies in the world due to his professional passion to writing and traveling. He had the pleasures of meeting international events and writing about major leagues, transfers, hot news, etc. Travis is a football enthusiastic writer and he has analyzed and described almost every major events during 2016 season. Contact Travis Mokey on personal e-mail: observer@footballwood.com

March, 2018

  • 20 March

    Pogba Set To Talk About His Manchester United Troubles

    Pogba Set To Talk About His Manchester United Troubles

    Paul Pogba is reportedly set to give a detailed account of his Manchester United woes to Didier Deschamps when he meets with the French national team boss this week. The 25-year-old has been sub-par on some occasions this season and has even been benched by United boss Jose Mourinho over his poor performances which many attribute to Pogba being deployed out of position. The France international has featured in just four of United’s last 11 games due to fitness issues, injuries and poor form, but Deschamps is keen to “understand” Pogba’s troubles at United in a bid to properly utilise …

  • 19 March

    Paul Scholes: Luke Shaw Can Become the best in the World

    Paul Scholes: Luke Shaw Can Become the best in the World

    Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, believes Luke Shaw needs to move away from Old Trafford in a bid to realise his potential that could see him become “the best in the world” Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has been unable to get a regular starting berth under Jose Mourinho this season having been kept out of the side by Ashley Young who has put in some stunning displays this season. Shaw arrived at United in 2014 and was branded the new Ashley Cole as he drew parallels with the legendary left-back during his time at Southampton, he was also touted …

  • 18 March

    Manchester United drawn against and Chelsea to face Saints

    Manchester United drawn against and Chelsea to face Saints

    Following their 2-1 win over Leicester in Sunday’s FA Cup clash, Chelsea have been drawn against Southampton for the competition’s Semi-Finals whilst Manchester United find themselves in a rather unfavourable situation having been drawn against Tottenham, who have already managed to secure a convincing victory over the Red Devils this season. Alvaro Morata opened the scoring for Chelsea against Leicester in the 42nd-minute thanks to an assist from Willian. The Blues maintained their one-goal lead for a while before the Foxes found a way back into the game with Jamie Vardy finding the back of the net in the 76th-minute …

  • 17 March

    Liverpool’s Firmino Breaks Personal goalscoring Record

    Liverpool’s Firmino Breaks Personal goalscoring Record

    Roberto Firmino, who has been pivotal to Liverpool’s impressive displays scored his 23rd goal in all competitions on Saturday night against Watford, which is the highest amount of goals the Brazil international has managed in a single season. His previous best tally in a single season was 22 goals, which he managed in the 2013/14 Bundesliga season at Hoffenheim. Jurgen Klopp’s direct style of play has allowed Firmino to flourish this term alongside Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. Firmino now looks like he has a guaranteed spot in Brazil’s World Cup team due to his exceptional performances for the Reds …

  • 16 March

    Anthony Martial Could be Leaving Manchester United

    Anthony Martial Could be Leaving Manchester United

    Manchester United forward Anthony Martial could swap Manchester United for Juventus this summer according to reports from Italian news outlet Premium Sport. The France international has failed to hold down a regular starting berth under Jose Mourinho despite a few good spells in the side, hence Juventus views the 22-year-old’s plight as an opportunity to bolster their ranks ahead of next season in a bid to increase the gulf in quality that currently exists between them and the rest of the Serie A. Martial has reportedly sent his agent, Neilo Lucas to hold talks with Juventus over a possible move …

  • 13 March

    Looks like we have a winner – Serbian strikers’ unbelievable miss!

    Looks like we have a winner – Serbian strikers’ unbelievable miss!

    Igor Zlatanović is one of the most talented young forwards in Serbian football, but he will be remembered as a player who managed to miss impossible. This 20-year old striker who plays for Radnik Surdulica in Serbian Superliga is considered as one of the top prospects in Serbian football, but he will, without any doubt, try to forget a game against Borac Čačak. Embed from Getty Images Borac, the last-placed club on the league table came to Surdulica hoping to gain at least one point before the play-off starts, but Radnik managed to secure the win in 80′ when Zlatanović scored …

  • 9 March

    New football tragedy: Young player from France dies in his sleep

    New football tragedy: Young player from France dies in his sleep

    Five days after Fiorentina captain Davide Astori passed away in Udine night before the match against Udineze, another tragedy happen. Thomas Rodriguez, 18 year-old player who played for French second-division club Tours died in his sleep, the club has confirmed in their statement. – Tours FC is devastated by this drama, which plunges the club into an immense sadness, Tours said.   This young player joined his club in 2016, a was a part of the reserve squad. Because of this, Tours – Valenciennes was canceled, and other matches in France scheduled for this weekend will start with one minute of silence. The …

  • 8 March

    Great move by Chape – Plane crash survivor new club ambasador

    Great move by Chape – Plane crash survivor new club ambasador

    , 25-year old goalkeeper who survived plane crash in November 2016, once again is a part of this club. This time, Follmann will have a role of a club ambassador. His teammates Neto and Alan Ruschel are back on the field, but Follmann had to end his career after loosing a part of his right leg during a plane chrash that took 71 life. It remains to be seen what are some of the next steps of this Brazilian club. NOVO CONTRATO! ??⚽ Jakson Follmann acaba de assinar novo contrato com a Associação Chapecoense de Futebol! Agora, Follmann irá assumir …

  • 6 March

    Gareth Bale headed back to Premier league?

    Gareth Bale headed back to Premier league?

    The story about Gareth Bale‘s return to Premier league is not a new one, but according to news reports coming from Spain and England, it is more possible than not. According to ESPN, Bale could leave Madrid this summer, if one someone offers around €90m. Rumors say that possible clubs who could spend this kind of money in order to bring him back to Premier league are his former club Tottenham, his old time chaser Manchester United, and, as a new add-on to the list of names, Chelsea. Spanish Diario Gol reports that Bale and his manager Jonathan Barnett have …

  • 5 March

    Luka Modric accused of perjury; Lalic: He’s brave

    Luka Modric accused of perjury; Lalic: He’s brave

    After the news spread that Luka Modric is being accused of perjury during his testimony on Zdravko Mamic case, Croatia coach Zlatko Lalic shared his view on the situation. After it was made public that Modric is held responsible for perjury, Dalic said that situation is not ideal: – I’m sure Luka feels responsible. I follow the situation, and I’ve talked to him. Knowing Luka, personally and professionally, I know he’d be the one when we need him most. He’s brave, but I won’t share our personal chat with you. The most important to me is for him to get …

  • 4 March

    Tragedy strikes as Fiorentina captain Davide Astori dies

    Tragedy strikes as Fiorentina captain Davide Astori dies

    Davide Astori, 31-year old centre back and Italian Serie A Fiorentina captain died during his sleep last night, his club confirmed on their social network accounts. – Fiorentina are profoundly shaken and forced to announce that their captain Davide Astori has died. For this terrible and delicate situation, and above all out of respect for his family, we appeal to the sensitivity of the media, it is said in the official statement by the club. La Fiorentina profondamente sconvolta si trova costretta a comunicare che e’ scomparso il suo capitano Davide Astori, colto da improvviso malore. Per la terribile e delicata …

  • 4 March

    Mohamed Salah breaks record in Liverpool win over Newcastle and leaves Messi, Cavani and Kane behind

    Mohamed Salah breaks record in Liverpool win over Newcastle and leaves Messi, Cavani and Kane behind

    Mohamed Salah‘s first season in Liverpool will be the one he will surely never forget. The Egypt international, who came to the Reds from Roma for just £36.9 million, is one of the best strikers in European football this season, and he scored his 24th goal of the Premier league campaign against Newcastle earlier today. Five minutes before the half-time, winger scored the opener of the Merseyside match, which was his 26th match this season with at least one goal. That puts him on the top of the list of the players who scored in multiple games this season, with Edinson …

October, 2016

  • 25 October

    Football Shoes (Studs), how to choose and what to pay attention to

    Football Shoes (Studs), how to choose and what to pay attention to

    Over the years the world has seen the invention, innovation and evolution of numerous sporting disciplines. One of the disciplines that have endured the test of time is Football or soccer depending on your continent of origin. Since the official recognition of Football as a legitimate sporting activity in the late 1860s, its evolution can only be described as phenomenal. With time technology, professionalism, economy and other factors have caught up with the sport to an extent where the sport has become a social, economic, political, cultural and environmental pillar of the world. In South America some countries regard the …