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Corinthians, Bolsonaro, And The Return Of Brazilian Football

Corinthians, Bolsonaro, And The Return Of Brazilian Football

By Alan Feehely. “Lula’s love of Corinthians, the São Paulo team whose support is traditionally identified with the disenfranchised working class, [...]
La Política Del Fútbol Part One: The Politics Of El Clásico

La Política Del Fútbol Part One: The Politics Of El Clásico

By Jack Beville. La Liga, Spain’s top tier of domestic football, has long been considered the biggest threat to the Premier League’s dominance in t [...]
Marcus Rashford And Political Player Power In The Premier League

Marcus Rashford And Political Player Power In The Premier League

By Jack Beville. “Given the sacrifices that many people are making, including some of my colleagues in the NHS who have made the ultimate sacrifice [...]
Fascism In Football: The Ugly Side Of The Beautiful Game

Fascism In Football: The Ugly Side Of The Beautiful Game

By Jack Beville. Football has the power to bring people from different communities, backgrounds, and beliefs together -- both through the love of the [...]
Football And Socialism: A Game Of Two Halves

Football And Socialism: A Game Of Two Halves

By Jack Beville. A common theme within discussions and debate surrounding sport and, in particular, football is the notion that politics and sport [...]
Santiago Libertadores Final Gets Conmebol Green Light But Chilean Capital Still On Red Alert

Santiago Libertadores Final Gets Conmebol Green Light But Chilean Capital Still On Red Alert

By Adam Brandon in Santiago. When Conmebol elected Santiago as host city for the Copa Libertadores 2019 final, they surely did so safe in the knowl [...]
More Than a Club: Barcelona Mix Sport & Politics – La Liga Spotlight

More Than a Club: Barcelona Mix Sport & Politics – La Liga Spotlight

“Més que un club” is written across the stands at the Camp Nou. The weekend before last, FC Barcelona showed, yet again, why they are more than a club [...]
The Politics Of Fan Engagement At Europe’s Top Clubs

The Politics Of Fan Engagement At Europe’s Top Clubs

It was fitting that Jeremy Corbyn’s recent election campaign was buoyed by an appearance at Prenton Park, the home of Tranmere Rovers Football Club. T [...]
Liverpool’s “Corbyn Banner” and the Role of Sport in Politics

Liverpool’s “Corbyn Banner” and the Role of Sport in Politics

Reports emerged, a day before Liverpool's game against Southampton, that a "Jeremy Corbyn banner" was to be unveiled at Anfield. The news was met w [...]
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