In praise of Non League Day | The Ball is Round
If 10% of the fans who go to watch the Premier League every week paid just £10 to watch a non league team then there would be £350,000 more going into the pockets of clubs who desperately need it.
Football Through a Filter – Digital arT
Save International Football – Buy Puma! – Declan Hill’s Blog
International sports, particularly football, is facing an unprecedented wave of corruption and match-fixing. At the same time, we have witnessed FIFA executive after FIFA executive being tarnished with corruption. So what can you as an ordinary football fan do to save the sport?
Carlos Tevez: The billionaires’ fight over his ownership revealed | David Conn | Sport | The Guardian
Unpublished documents show the striker is at the centre of a legal battle between oligarchs exiled from their homelands
Reflections Of A Revolutionary – The Diaries Of Comrade Barton | Dispatches From A Football Sofa
Footballer, thinker, revolutionary. Comrade Josef Barton’s thoughts and philosophies have been the subject of much speculation and scrutiny. What follows are excerpts from his iconic ‘Newcastle Diaries’ written in the summer of 2011.
10 Ways To Improve Football « Mirko Bolesan
ten point plan will not save football in its entirety, but it will help make it a darn sight more enjoyable.
Football Fairground – The Kit Bit – Badge Protocol
Designing a football club badge is a bit like making love to a beautiful woman.
Football in the GULag: Dmitrii, Stalin, and the Diva: the cognitive dissonance of football and ballet
That Shostakovich adored football is well documented; it was he who coined the phrase, ‘the ballet of the masses’. He would often take in two matches on Sunday afternoons, in support of the Dynamo and Zenit Leningrad teams of his hometown. His letters to his friend Isaak Glikman, which have been translated into English, furnish us with touching and trivial insights into his quirkily obsessive relationship to the game
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