They Shall Not Pass: Community, Equality and Anti-Fascism at Clapton CFC.

The bold message displayed on the back of Clapton Community FC’s away shirt for the 2018/19 season is as poignant as it is timely. ‘No Parasan’ was the rallying cry used by anti-fascist fighters during the Spanish Civil War, a conflict that saw 175,000 Republicans killed in action. Clapton’s kit, which garnered international press coverage […]

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Smarm Offensive: How Mike Ashley is Losing the Propaganda War Against The Toon Army.

“If Big Sam sent a team out to play like this he’d get hammered. This isn’t Newcastle. Toon fans I know would rather lose 5-4 than win 1-0 like this.” For those of you playing along, that’s a full house for Lazy Outdated Stereotypes About Newcastle United Supporters. The author of that missive was, of […]

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Fort William, It Was Really Nothing

In the north west of Scotland, some 110 miles from Celtic Park, in the breathtakingly picturesque surroundings of the Highlands and nestled in the shadow of Ben Nevis, eleven footballers clad in gold and black are being willed on by a loyal crowd of supporters at their home ground. Despite encouragement from the sidelines, the […]

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