The Ritual is a series of photo essays exploring how football clubs are grounded in physical space and the fan experience. First up, Chelsea.
In the latest installment of our Neutral's Guide series, we head for West London to ask Chelsea fans what it means to be a Blue in 2017.
In the latest instalment of our Neutral's Guide series, we head for West London to ask Chelsea fans what it means to be a Blue in 2017.
As niche creative projects go, it doesn't get much more ambitious than trying to make every Football League ground out of toy bricks. We spoke to Chris Smith, aka ‘Brickstand’, about his work.
In our first Premier League Preview of the week, we discuss our inherent mistrust of Friday night football, and the potential goings-on at Stamford Bridge.
The atmosphere inside a stadium has as much to do with its design as the fans inside it. We asked an architect who worked on Lyon's new ground how to create a truly noisy match day experience.
Americans are watching a lot of—maybe too much—live Chelsea
Paul Canoville was a talented winger who became Chelsea's first black player, but he faced vicious racism from a section of his own fans. He has since beaten drug addiction and cancer, emerging at the other side with an incredible life story