SAVAGE ENTHUSIASM by Paul Brown is another take on the history of football fans and how they got to where they stand, or rather sit, today. People like Dr. Desmond Morris, a trailblazer in this genre, and James Walvin have … Continue reading Football Read Review: Dissecting the football fan experience
People are rightly outraged about the behaviour of a gang of Chelsea fans on the Paris Metro. Some commentators are expressing genuine surprise that this sort of thing still goes on. Even old players such as Brendan Batson are expressing their disbelief that in 2015, football can still act as the host for malignancies like racism. It’s Kenco time. I can only assume that those who are shaking their heads in disapproval or disgust have been watching football from the “Prawn Sandwich” sections of the football grounds of England. While the days of mass chanting of rascist abuse have gone, … Continue reading Should we be that surprised about Paris?