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Post three – Asian Cup: Uzbekistan vs. North Korea

Being a fan of football and random events, I got myself a ticket for the Asian Cup Group B match of Uzbekistan vs. DPR Korea. In truth, I wasn’t expecting a sumptuous feast footballing talent, but the opportunity to attend an international football tournament (and my aforementioned fondness for the arbitrary)  drew me in. 321 more words

Sydney

Rehabilitation is not a dirty word

Let me make one thing clear right at the start – rape is an appalling crime and among the most serious, in my opinion, since it usually involves a more powerful person abusing a person less physically able to defend him or herself. 515 more words

Political Correctness

'Vak 410'-members and the changing meaning of hooliganism in the Amsterdam Arena

By Charlotte Prenen

Football is a sport that can bring people together. Every week people come together with a shared love for football. It is a sport that can evoke different emotions, from happiness to pride, sadness to even resentment and hate. 4,689 more words

Identities

The Economics of Football

The Economics of Football (soccer for my North American readers) is not complicated. Nor is it true that football is not profitable. The profits may not take taxable form but football is profitable. 1,245 more words

J.F.T. 96

“96 football fans went to a match and never came home.”

One of two matches of a Football Association tournament was to be played at Hillsborough Stadium, Sheffield, England for the semi-final of the FA Cup.  761 more words

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