About Thick Accent

I’ve been to Russia twice, invited by President Yeltsin . . . In Italy, I saw Pope John Paul II three times. When I go to Saudi Arabia, King Fahd welcomes me in splendid fashion.

Do you think a head of state will spare that much time for just anyone? That’s respect. They’ve got their power, and I’ve got mine — THE POWER OF FOOTBALL, WHICH IS THE GREATEST POWER THERE IS.

Former FIFA President João Havelange


Borne by the need to express the emotions felt by a football fan, the site was put together on WordPress back in September 2011.


The sole purpose of Thick Accent is to get football fans closer to the game one article at a time.

What Do We Do

As an all-action news blog, we have our pulse on the latest developments in the world of football. We pride ourselves on curating the most essential football stories every day.


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Surjit Patowary – Site creator/owner, editor, and main writer