While a non-league football club in north Wales might not seem like an obvious investment for two Hollywood actors, Wrexham has untapped potential.
Thrown into crisis by irresponsible ownership, Wigan Athletic and Charlton Athletic fans are reaching across the divide to protect each other's communities.
Money has always been tight in the lower reaches of the league pyramid, but this season looks set to be the most difficult in recent memory.
While it may not mean the end of Financial Fair Play, the decision might encourage more billionaire owners to gamble on breaking the rules.
Having exploded in popularity over the last few years, concept kits have democratised kit design, cemented football's link with fashion and influenced a whole new generation of strips.
From legendary pie shops and threadbare pubs to the ArsenalFanTV stadium huddle, these spots are what match day at the Emirates is all about.
The Ritual is a series of photo essays exploring how football clubs are grounded in physical space and the fan experience. First up, Chelsea.
If there's one thing the England national team are good for, it's finding new and ingenious ways of failing on the global stage.
With the World Cup knockout stages approaching, and reality replacing hope, many fans are starting to remember why they hate watching their national side play.
"I missed Italy's winner against Germany in the 2006 World Cup semi-final because I was being wrestled."
From fair-weather patriots and mansplainers to estranged friends and yer da, here are all the people you're going to hang out with during Russia 2018.
When Argentina thrashed Peru at the knockout stages of the 1978 World Cup, the result led many to mutter darkly about fixes, political interference, and corruption at the highest level.