What role did football play in Francoist prisons? Jessica Thorne on the importance of culture and sport as a vehicle for politicisation.
In the last instalment in our History Workshop World Cup series, John Hughson explores England’s World Cup in the context of the “Swinging Sixties”, and the untold stories of the women around the England team.
Continuing our History Workshop World Cup series, Neil Carter tells the story of the English footballers caught up in the tensions of Nazi appeasement.
Continuing our History Workshop World Cup series, Tim Tate explores early attempts to establish women’s football as an international sport.
Continuing our History Workshop World Cup series, Richard Mills explores the role football played in establishing diplomatic ties between Tito’s Yugoslavia and the non-aligned nations of the Third World. When Ndaye Mulamba was sent off in the 23rd minute of Zaire’s World Cup match against Yugoslavia, his team were already […]
With the World Cup underway in Putin’s Russia, Raanan Rein looks back forty years to the controversies surrounding the 1978 World Cup in Argentina, and the transnational solidarity campaign that sprang up in response.
In the first of our History Workshop World Cup series, Tosh Warwick compares the build-up to Russia 2018 with England’s own hosting of the games in 1966.