While the world of sports has certainly come a long way with regards to diversity over recent years, much work still needs to be done to ensure equal treatment of all ethnicities. In honour of Black Liberation and the continuing work ahead, Tasha Johnson speaks to Sharon Andrews, former UK athlete, to discuss her experience competing for Team GB as a black woman.
Sunday 11th July. The final. Students were out in droves clamouring for an England victory. Never before has an English side in our recent memory grown into a tournament bona fide and showed such tenacity in the face of tough opposing sides. After Luke Shaw’s opener in the second minute, hope that football was coming home swept across the nation. It was only after an equaliser in full-time and the inevitable defeat suffered at the hands of Italian penalties that England’s Euros 2020 hopes were crushed. The dream was all over. Or was it?
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For the first time in seventy-five years of NFL draft history, the recent 2021 draft saw the opening seven selections being made on offense. The first overall pick, Trevor Lawrence, was one of the worst-kept […]
Since the debacle of the European Super League (ESL), football fans of England’s ‘top six’ (Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur) have questioned how their club is being run. The ESL […]
The launch and immediate crash landing of the ‘European Super League’ (ESL) has shaken the footballing world. The ESL pitched fans against their own clubs, ex-players against their former employers and set into motion a […]
News around the creation of a European Super League (ESL) surfaced late on Sunday 18th April. Initial murmurings suggested that it would be a competition that ran alongside the domestic season, giving a more lucrative competition for Europe’s ‘elite’ clubs to play in and earn from. However, in a week that saw George Floyd’s murderer found guilty, the ESL went from creation to destruction in just over 48 hours.
Rishi Shah contemplates English football, NFL and their relative successes
Kate Hall discusses the gender pay gap and stereotypes in sport.
Oliver Sanderson shines a light on Stonewall FC, Britain’s first LGBTQ+ football team.
Will Heaver reports on England’s win over India.
Ewan Craven explores the ingrained racial bias evident in football punditry.