Will Geeson writes about the part football has played in his ongoing struggle with mental health issues. On Monday 7th March 2017, an incredibly brave young man stood before Parliament … Continue Reading More Than Just a Game: What Football can do for Mental Health
Towering at well over 6 feet tall, prowling around the box with an unparalleled arrogance, defying all expectations, a lethal finisher who is carrying his team through the best part … Continue Reading Question Forty-One – Chris Wood? Or Chris Wouldn’t?
Caragh Little narrates the many sacred rituals which come with being raised by an obsessive fan of the beautiful game. They say that the senses carry memory. Sights, smells, sounds, tastes … Continue Reading Final Score
Only 10 months ago, Andrea Bocelli serenaded a triumphant Leicester City with classics such as “We Are the Champions” and “Nessun Dorma”. The heart wrenchingly emotional set ended with Bocelli’s … Continue Reading Make a Case and Organised Fun Forty-One – ‘Time to Say Goodbye’
Ceylon Hickman discusses the FA’s failure to provide an adequate pathway for women into the elite echelons of the game. When I was 8 years old, I made an oncoming striker cry … Continue Reading Boys, Bibs and Broken Promises: the FA’s assault on Women’s Football
Patrick McCloskey describes the power that the beautiful game has to overcome division and boundaries. Skyping home to one’s parents is a central pillar of the life of the modern student. … Continue Reading Football is the True Shibboleth
We’ve gone through a bit of a turbulent political period of late. Brexit, Trump, the rise of the European right and whatever in God’s name is going on in North … Continue Reading Question Forty – Football in Dystopia?
This week, our quickfire question concerns football time travel. We’ll be asking which footballer corpses and careers we would resurrect from the underworld of Hades to our world of Trump. … Continue Reading Quickfire Question and Organised Fun Forty – ‘Jan Koller’
In a week where Manchester United managed to claw on to their 6th place in the Premier League, the Team are back to continue the shittest unbeaten streak of history … Continue Reading Quickfire Question and Organised Fun Thirty-Nine – ‘The Seven Wonders of Football’
This week, our question that no one is asking is about cult heroes in football. We’re going to work our way around all the childhood heroes whose posters adorned our … Continue Reading Question Thirty-Nine – What makes a footballing cult hero?
For our question that no one is asking this week, we’re turning the lens back to managers. Tiki Taka, GegenPress, Inverted Physios. With the footballing media constantly enamoured with one … Continue Reading Question Thirty-Eight – Do managers have a shelf life?
In a week where results in the top three of the premier league suggested that Antonio Conte has got hold of God’s leaked iCloud photos, the team are back to … Continue Reading Quickfire Question and Organised Fun Thirty-Eight – ‘Jlloyd Samuel’
Do you ever find yourself judging the ever burgeoning numbers of people in gilets who are populating the terraces of football grounds around Britain? If you do, then this is … Continue Reading Question Thirty-Seven – Is there a correct way to support a football club?
In a week where a conciliatory tone was struck and people from all walks of life came together to celebrate tenets of love and tolerance, the team are back to … Continue Reading Talking Points and Organised Fun Thirty-Seven – ‘Bastian Schweinsteiger’
After a weekend in which an unverified-but-definitely-larger-than-ever group watched on while Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of America, and another unverified-but-definitely-insignificant number of people marched in protest … Continue Reading Question Thirty-Six – Who would win between a right-footed XI and a left-footed XI?
In a week where the podcast celebrated reaching 1.5 million listeners, the Team are back to disseminate the alternative facts that are the world of football. Following the threats … Continue Reading Talking Points and Organised Fun Thirty-Six – ‘Southern Rail’