Articles relating to: football
“I have to say I’m involved in a sport that I love and an industry that at times I don’t like.”Read the full story..
Football games have existed since the video game industry crawled from the primordial soup of late 70s coin-ops.Read the full story..
James Bentley is a lifelong fan of Bury Football Club. Now he’s published a book about the team’s extraordinary 1984/85 season and the state of British football in the 1980s. He writes for Northern Soul about how it all came about.Read the full story..
Manchester’s Monkeywood Theatre, in association with The Lowry in Salford, is staging the world premiere of By Far The Greatest Team next month, four new stories by four Manchester writers (two United and two City fans) exploring and celebrating what it means to be a football fan in the city. Martin Gibbons, co-artistic director of Monkeywood Theatre and the play’s director, writes for Northern Soul.Read the full story..
On a good day – and it has to be a good day – you can still feel it, a heaviness that hangs in the air like a soupy fog.Read the full story..
Matt Stevens-Woodhead, artistic director of FYSA Theatre, writes for Northern Soul about the genesis of the verbatim play, The 56: The Bradford City Fire & Testimony.Read the full story..
It’s almost ten years since a group of Manchester United fans, disillusioned with the corporate greed taking over the game and, in particular, their beloved club, set up FC United of Manchester.Read the full story..
Since the first meeting of the Rugby League in 1895 at Huddersfield’s George Hotel, it’s fair to say that the physical wars of the average match have always made its Southern competitor Union look like the soft option.Read the full story..
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