I was ten years old the first time I heard racist abuse at a football match. Sitting next to my Dad in a half-empty stand on a bright sunny day, the fare being served up in front of us was typical of the Unibond League in the mid-90s. Conventional wisdom said that application was valued […]Read More Enough is Enough: The New Wave of Racism in English Football Must Be Confronted.
“Ifill goes alone…blocked by Poom…Cahill! He’s earned a spot, that’s his game. Tim Cahill puts Millwall in front at Old Trafford in an FA Cup semi-final” The primal roar that greeted Millwall’s greatest FA Cup moment seemed almost incongruous in the surroundings of Manchester United’s Theatre of Dreams. Up until Tim Cahill’s 26th minute goal, […]Read More The Den of Opportunity: Millwall Hope That Home Advantage Can Prove Their Secret Weapon Once Again.
Each month we’re sending our repugnant Eurosceptic correspondent to a scout a different league on the continent, and asking him to come back with an unbiased report that offends as few people as possible. It’s an impossible task. This month we sent him to Italy. Let them deal with him for a bit. “ […]Read More Vile Barrage’s Eurotrip – Episode 4: Italy
The Eni Aluko case has been bubbling over since first breaking a fortnight ago. This week former England international Aluko spoke out after manager Mark Sampson was cleared of any wrongdoing for alleged prejudiced comments made to a teammate by an independent investigation. The whole ordeal has been underpinned by an as-yet unexplained payment of […]Read More Hush