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22 February 2017

In defence of Wayne Shaw

The sacking of the pie-eating keeper speaks to the sanitisation of football.

13 January 2017

Graham Taylor: a decent man out of time

Football's new fans couldn't stand what Taylor represented.

9 December 2016

Who’d be a football coach now?

The child-abuse panic is poisoning the adult-child relationship.

28 November 2016

Child-abuse hysteria’s latest victim: football

Now the national game is being transformed into a site of evil.

3 November 2016

Let’s boot the poppy wars into Row Z

People should be free to decide if they want to don a poppy.

3 October 2016

Why Big Sam shouldn’t have been sacked

The loose-lipped England manager is the latest casualty in the war on privacy.

23 September 2016

Paralympians’ job is to be the best, not ‘raise awareness’

Let's stop expecting Paralympians to make society a better place.

27 August 2016

‘Sporting drama at its best’

Podcast: Duleep Allirajah tells spiked his highlights from the Rio Olympics.