Leicester City have surprised everyone this season. But is this the start of a new period in world football?
For the first time in their history, Aston Villa have been relegated from the Premier League. But how easy will their return prove to be?
Johan Cruyff was understood space like no other. This post remembers the life of the Dutchman who changed world football.
For the most part, sport is played within the liminal space that opens out between a cold, hard realism—‘win at all costs’—and a slightly more ephemeral aesthetic—‘the game is a spectacle with a primary responsibility to entertain’.
How can football remain accessible for fans in a world obsessed by money?
Alastair Campbell famously claimed New Labour didn’t ‘do God’. Has the time come for the Labour Party to rediscover its religious roots?
The game doesn't change the way you sleep or wash your face or chew your food. It changes nothing but your life.
The second part in an exploration of on the relationship between sports theory and the reality; between Martin Heidegger and Jordan Henderson.
The first part in an exploration of on the relationship between sports theory and the reality; between Martin Heidegger and Jordan Henderson.
In civilizations without boats, dreams dry up, espionage takes the place of adventure, and the police take the place of pirates.