The overwhelming need to prevent planetary meltdown gets translated into overwhelming earnestness and a lack of ability to do human.
What does it mean to sign a local lad?
In the space of two decades, English football has gone from a localised game rooted in working-class communities to a globalised brand controlled by the markets, excluding many of its loyal fans. But those fans are still there and they are fighting back.
Cheer up, Stevie! Go, Schlupp! And Pearson, don’t come down from the stands.
What can we say about construction projects where possibly hundreds have died, but we don’t know how, who they were, or even where they were all from?
Hunter Davies on football.
As Vinnie Jones embarks on his sixth decade, he reflects on the biggest day of his career, his battle with alcohol and why his wife has to stop him calling Massimo Cellino.
There are tentative signs that Premier League clubs are starting to take fan campaigns against high ticket prices more seriously.
David Goldblatt is one of a loose group of football writers, all of them men born in the 1960s, for whom the sport since the summer of either 1989 or 1990 has been a slightly poisonous let-down.
Someone, somewhere in government, is spending a considerable amount of time keeping Wikipedia's entries on Scottish football up-to-date.