football fans


I Was Banned from Watching My Football Team, So Had to Find Another Way in

After receiving a three-year stadium ban, Max had to come up with a clever way to watch Hamburg.
Max von Sinnen
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

So You Want to Be a Football Fan? Here's What You Should Know

The World Cup made you feel a genuine love and appreciation for the game, and now you want to go full-time? You, I'm afraid, are an idiot.
Dipo Faloyin
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

When Football Fans Give Up Supporting Their National Team

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.
Will Magee
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Football Fans Told Us the Reasons They've Accidentally Missed Iconic Moments

"I missed Italy's winner against Germany in the 2006 World Cup semi-final because I was being wrestled."
Will Magee

18 Photos of British Football and Its Beautiful Fans

Stuart Roy Clarke is Britain's finest football photographer.
Clive Martin

This Guy Tattooed an Entire Football Shirt on His Torso

Forty percent of Maurício dos Anjos' body is now covered in the black and red stripes of his team, Flamengo.
Rafael Luis Azevedo
VICE Sports

How Scottish Football Fans Became the SNP's Most Effective Opposition

Primarily aimed at stamping out sectarianism, the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act (OFBA) ranks among the SNP's most divisive pieces of legislation. Questions are now being asked about whether the act should be scrapped altogether.
Graham Ruthven

How Football Firms Mix Far-Right Elements with Multiculturalism

Mostly, what the press sees as neo-Nazi insignia doesn't jar with mixed ethnicities and religions in the way you'd think.
Nick Chester

I Spent 24 Hours Around Berlin's Dingiest Square

When I get out of the U8 train at Berlin's Kottbusser Tor station at 5AM on a Thursday, three men dressed in rags raise their beer bottles to greet me, grinning with the few remaining teeth they have.
Wlada Kolosowa

My Life as a Teen Brawler in Leicester City’s 80s Hooligan Firm

With all the street fights and police face-offs, the Baby Squad crossed racial divides and created an unexpected utopia in a changing city.
Sophie Brown

Hanging Out with Oldham Athletic Fans

70,000 people signed a petition to block Oldham Athletic from signing convicted rapist Ched Evans. But where does that leave their fans now?
David Shaw

Duane Hopkins Has Made a Film Celebrating the Intensity of the Football Fan

I had a chat with him about it.
Chris Giles