Tag Archives: football

English Football and Working-Class Culture

On the afternoon of Saturday, September 23rd, 1933, Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) played Liverpool in a match at Tottenham’s home ground, White Hart Lane, in North London. About a mile away, at the same time, my grandmother went into labour with … Continue reading

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Justice for Hillsborough: Working-Class Solidarity Prevails

“When you walk through a storm, Hold your head up high. And don’t be afraid, of the dark, At the end of the storm. There’s a golden sky And the sweet silver song of a lark…” ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, … Continue reading

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Hard Day’s Work: The Super Bowl and the Working Class

As we hurtle towards Super Bowl Sunday the Rust Belt cities of Pittsburgh (where I live) and Green Bay, Wisconsin are gearing up for a showdown between two of the smallest market teams in the NFL which also boast the … Continue reading

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