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Why Balotelli gamble might prove to be the masterstroke that rescues crisis-hit Italy

"A falling out with head coach Patrick Vieria proved the catalyst for a monumental decline."

The Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game

"The dichotomy encapsulated by the situation in Qatar is embedded in football around the world: the flashy wealth and fame of football are built on abuse and suffering. Profit is increased at the cost of human lives." Ciara Garcha analyses football's issues with dirty money.

Tories and Culture

The election of a new conservative government begs the question of how British culture and the Arts will be affected. Close to a decade of Tory rule caused a sharp decline in the funding and support of art and culture throughout the nation, and it seems like it's not getting any better.

Conserving Culture : Not on the Tory Agenda

The election of a new conservative government begs the question of how British culture and the Arts will be affected. Close to a decade of Tory rule caused a sharp decline in the funding and support of art and culture, and it doesn’t look like it’s getting any better.

What this World Cup will mean for the future of women’s football

With the World Cup now long behind us, the promise of a new era for female representation in the sport beckons. The USA's victory...

A front-foot approach

What can the Cricket World Cup do to increase its fanbase?

Is English football being overtaken by the far-right?

At the England-Netherlands Nations League semi-final on 6th June, EDL founder Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) was filmed punching an England fan outside...

Women’s football at its peak ahead of World Cup

Women’s football is growing rapidly, but more needs to be done to ensure equality

FIFA politics strike again with latest proposal

FIFA’s recent proposal to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams is not a footballing decision, argues Guillaume Paugam.

What should the British national anthem be?

The current national anthem is boring, difficult-to-remember, and outdated – but which song should replace it?

English football finally delivers in Russia 2018

An unprecedented level of engagement made this World Cup one to remember.

Tchaikovsky at the World Cup: Hidden Politics

Tchaikovsky in the opening credits of the World Cup - a subtle platform for LGBTQ+ rights in a hostile environment

Love Island’s connection to World Cup fervour

These two hotly contested competitions have gripped the nation this summer, and are more similar than you might expect

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