The Long Read: Is Grassroots Football Dying?

The Long Read: Is Grassroots Football Dying?

ON Monday February 13, I received an email from Neil Atkinson; could I do the second ever recording of the new AFQ Football podcast at 5pm that night? Obviously I said yes, I’ll say yes to anything that sounds like it’s going to be interesting and enjoyable. And then...

Hypocrisy: The English Disease

Author’s note: This is not about Luis Suarez, or Liverpool, or the Football Association, or the rights and wrongs of the case which led to the striker being suspended for eight games and fined £40,000. Enough has been written on that subject by my peers and superiors...