xi for independence
A Play for Independence: The Forgotten Story of Bangladesh's Football Revolutionaries
In July 1971, at a dusty little stadium in India, a side representing the unrecognised nation of Bangladesh struck a meaningful blow for independence from Pakistan. This is their story.
the catalan legend of johan cruyff
Total Footballer, Total Rebel: Johan Cruyff and The Resurgence of Catalonian Pride
Several months on from the passing of one of the game's greatest icons, Shirsho Dasgupta examines how Johan Cruyff's upbringing in sixties Amsterdam prepared him for hero status among the Catalan people.