Home Stretch!! - 48 hours to go.
I cannot believe we only have 48 hours to go!
To all the new backers - welcome. To all the old backers - good work reeling in the new backers!... Read more
$30,070!! 85% AND COUNTING!!
We hit the $30k mark!! BOSH!
Attached is a picture of Bob Paul (twin brother of Robert Paul...seriously), he probably has the worst disciplinary record on the team BUT see... Read more
$28,896 - 18% to go, 11 days left - COME ON!!!
WOW! In 2 days we raised almost 10% of our total. We are now at 82%
It is beginning to get very difficult to describe our progress without using x-rated... Read more
WE WILL DO THIS IF...
Soccermen and Soccerwomen,
We have 14 days left to do this. 2 weeks, baby - $9000 and I have great news.
I got the calculator out and found a legitimate... Read more
Quick update - MAKE IT RAIN 2
First off: We are now at 70% after another massive island-sized grant of $5000. This is truly special news. We are definitely not there yet but we just took... Read more
The 55% !!!
Soccermen and Soccerladies,
We are at 55%. We have hit a BIG milestone today! We have a new co-producer and associate producers to announce and I will share all the... Read more
Conrad vs Conrad ON YOUTUBE!
As we cross the $13,000 mark we got some great exposure for The Soccermen today with an interview I did for Youtube soccer channel, Kick. And who did they get... Read more
Happy Monday, Soccermen and Soccerwomen! Who had a good weekend?! We got some nice meaty $250 pledges and are edging towards $13k but we do need you zero in on... Read more
Guys, we are now exactly half way through the campaign. I have been overwhelmed with the messages of support and encouragement from you all. Thank you so much for you enthusiasm... Read more
The Soccermen @ the Oscars
Friends, The Soccermen got a cast iron endorsement at the Oscars tonight.
As you may have seen from the live-tweeting I did of the Oscars, the Academy is literally begging for The... Read more
Oscar Live Tweeting.
Trying to make as many Pohnpei-related tweets during the Oscars. Feel free to heckle me on https://twitter.com/#!/thesoccermen
The Story Isn't Over
Hello, this Paul Watson. I'm giving Matt some much-needed rest and giving a helping hand with the Soccermen campaign.
First off I'd like to reiterate how wonderful the people who... Read more
Soak it up gang! You, me, Paul and the team all made it on the SKY SPORTS and TEAMTALK websites thanks to one of our pledgers and loyal supporters, Jon... Read more
$7000! JOIN ME ON REDDIT TO CELEBRATE
Guys, we just hit $7000. Come celebrate with me and join the discussion on REDDIT and ASK ME ANYTHING about the project: http://redd.it/py69w
We have had some hilarious exchanges so... Read more
Irritation, Inspiration and MEXICAN FOOD
Do you want the good news or the bad news first? GOOD NEWS IT IS!
Speaking of Thank yous, here's the good news - a STONKING GREAT thank you... Read more
PRESS ALERT! PRESS ALERT! WE ARE EVERYWHERE!
Dear Faithful Kickstarters,
Hopefully it wasn't a difficult decision to pledge to Soccermen. But, if it was then here's a juicy load of fresh press to make you feel like... Read more
Head of steam, Paul's shirt, Radio and TV
Soccermen and Soccerwomen,
Heaps of news today! Shame it’s the middle of the night and the chances of me relating said news in deranged, incoherent gibberish are perilously high.
First... Read more
The Sun and the Devil
A robust thank you and a HUGE welcome to our new donors. In addition to your donation rewards you will now be receiving campaign updates. Despite the daily anxiety of... Read more
Are you ready for some FOOTball??
SUPERBOWL WEEKDEND and our best day by far today. A huge thanks to our new backers. We had a $250 pledge from Dubai, $275 pledged from assorted Soccermen and Soccerwomen... Read more
PRESS GLORIOUS PRESS
More press for the book Paul wrote about the project - and a storming review from ESPN and an article on the Financial Times! La di da! Links below.
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/columns/story/_/id/1012543/up-pohnpei---by-paul-watson?cc=5901... Read more
The ink is barely dry on Jason Williams' name on http://www.thesoccermen.com/donor-wall when JojoGold comes storming in with another $100 pledge. If we continue at this donor rate we'll make $144,000! - fingers... Read more
Mere minutes after launch the fuse has been lit by the incendiary Jason Williams of San Pedro with a $100 pledge. Thanks so much, Jason - legend!
THE SOCCERMEN ON ESPN!
Paul wrote a fantastic book that was released today about our experiences called UP POHNPEI. ESPN just reviewed it HERE and you can buy it HERE. Unless of course you donate... Read more
And we're off!! Here we go ladies and gents. This is it! My name is Matt Conrad, producer of THE SOCCERMEN, and for the next 59.75 days myself and Paul... Read more