Losing My Favourite Game: ‘Caught in a Trap’ with Joseph McCarthy

It’s the penultimate International Break of the year, and while England cruise to qualification, Scotland rue having focussed on developing left-backs over the last decade, Wales continue to give fans false hope before their inevitable brave failure, and Northern Ireland try to work out how they stop the Netherlands from overtaking them, our neighbours across […]

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Big in Japan: European Legends, Football-On-Demand, and the Globalisation of the J.League

Formed in 1992, the J.League was established to advance the quality and improve the popularity of the sport in the island country. Initially attracting interest thanks to the acquisition of household names in European football and the steady improvement of the national team, the league introduced its ‘100 year vision’ at the end of the […]

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