Category Archives: Football and Society

Hillsborough: A lie that defined Football for too long, but has changed football forever

The Hillsborough disaster was the worst tragedy that English football has ever seen. Words cannot explain the effect it had on those families affected and the football community as a whole. The families of the 96, the City of Liverpool … Read more…

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Mario Balotelli: Cancer or the cure?

Football has changed so much in the last 20 years that the game has become unrecognizable to some. Those in question will remember the good old days where fans could really relate to the players that represented them on the … Read more…

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World Football Special: Is “Death to Arabs” just another football chant?

“Mavet la ‘aravim” is Hebrew for “Death to Arabs” and is regularly chanted at football grounds throughout Israel. It was recently recorded being sung by some fans after a Beitar Jerusalem victory before the same fans turned on a couple … Read more…

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Football fans – it’s time to make the football family less disfunctional!

People talk about the ‘Football Family’ and a special bond of respect that joins football as one, uniting clubs, players, managers and fans. We all know it is not really true currently, the football family seems more of a feel-good … Read more…

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Arise Sir Dave Richards – you are the hero of the football fan!

Incase you missed it, Premier League chairman Sir David Richards has been in the firing line this week after he made some comments deemed inappropriate at a sport and security conference in Dubai. ‘Comedy Dave’ came out with some corkers … Read more…

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Premier League Footballers: Taking the ‘pro’ out of football…

As we wave goodbye to one of the most expensive flash in the pan managers the Premier League has ever seen, we can reflect on a couple of things to come out of this debacle. Firstly, that Roman Abramovich is … Read more…

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