Fifty-Five Years of Hurt: A Whole Life Waiting for England to Win

I am fifty-five years old and I am English. These are the salient facts about me. Just like yours, my life to date has had highs and lows, joys and sorrows, triumphs and defeats. The same is true of following the beautiful game. That truth was captured self-deprecatingly in the sometimes maligned and misunderstood Three… Read More Fifty-Five Years of Hurt: A Whole Life Waiting for England to Win

Nazi Pride: three things we’re getting wrong about free speech

It’s twelve months exactly today since Heather Heyer was murdered in the leafy, historic streets of her home town, Charlottesville, VA, by James Alex Fields Jr., a neo-Nazi who had travelled all the way from Ohio to join the first ‘Unite the Right’ rally. Nazi Pride might be a better description of the event. His… Read More Nazi Pride: three things we’re getting wrong about free speech