football and politics
Meet the Blackburn Fan Standing Up to Venky’s at the General Election
Their name has become a byword for mismanagement. Now, a Blackburn Rovers fan will stand on an anti-Venky's platform at the upcoming general election.
For The Rohingya Football Club, Just Existing Is a Political Statement
The Rohingya in Myanmar have been persecuted by their government and ignored by the rest of the world. Now a group of refugees is turning to football in their quest for global recognition and a more hopeful outlook.
Clough, Shankly, Busby, Ferguson: The Golden Age of the Socialist Manager
There was a time, before the modern Premier League era, where some of the most iconic managers in English football were heavily invested in left-wing politics. That said, not all of them lived up to their own ideals.