The Magazine

Nudge Racism Out of the Game
Nudge behaviour is a concept of changing our actions through positive reinforcement or indirect suggestions. When Antonio Rudiger claimed he’d been abused by fans at Tottenham on 22 December 2019, the investigation brought no concrete conclusions. Is it time to...
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Clásico del fútbol uruguayo
In April, 2017, Geoff Stellfox journeyed to Uruguay to take in the culture, and experience the country’s passion for the game as he attended one of the oldest and most fiercely fought football rivalries, the Uruguayan ClásicoIn a Napolitano style...
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Tales of the Unexpected
The season is cranking towards the business end and it’s time to start believing (unless like approx 75 clubs in the league you’re drifting miserably towards relegation or if you’re lucky mid-table with an outside chance of the playoffs).It’s time...
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Two Tribes
“Loving you is not a choice”, sang Fosca in the Stephen Sondheim musical, Passion, “it’s who I am”.Well, if love makes the world go round, then hatred turns football on its axis. Nothing guarantees a sell-out like a bitter rivalry...
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