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9 April 2014
'Heartbreak, tributes, tears' was the headline in the Liverpool Echo as the next chapter in the Hillsborough tragedy unfolded, writes Tony Mulhearn.
26 March 2014
On 22 March 3,000 Cardiff City fans protested before Cardiff played Liverpool, demanding a return to the club's blue kit and original crest and an end to billionaire Vincent Tan's undemocratic rule, writes Steffan Kitka Bateman, Cardiff Socialist Party.
12 February 2014
Millwall fans have reacted angrily to Lewisham's Labour-run council agreeing the sale of land around the football club's New Den stadium to developer Renewal
14 August 2013
At the start of the new football season, the same old robbers are wrecking the game. Since the outset of the Premier League, over 50 clubs have gone into receivership, writes John Reid.
26 June 2013
An estimated two million people in 100 cities took to the streets of Brazil in a gigantic protest movement on 20 June
17 April 2013
Measles - the preventable epidemic: Measles is now epidemic in South-West Wales, with nearly 700 cases reported this year. Vaccination rates across Britain and the US have tumbled in recent years largely due to the pseudo-scientific "antivax"...
7 November 2012
Newspaper sports pages are filled with debate about racism in the 'beautiful game' or the 'ugly game' as the Sunday Mirror (4 November) now calls football...
17 October 2012
Newcastle United football team has agreed a £24 million sponsorship deal with Wonga.com, the short-term payday loans company, writes Norman Hall, Newcastle fan.
19 September 2012
The Hillsborough Independent Panel report has ripped aside the tangled web of lies and cover-up woven by the South Yorkshire Police, the government and the lickspittles in the press who denigrated Liverpool and the victims of the man-made catastrophe in 1989 that was Hillsborough.
writes Tony Mulhearn, former socialist councillor, Liverpool.
13 September 2012
The report of the Hillsborough Independent Panel has ripped aside the tangled web of lies and cover-up woven by the South Yorkshire police, the government and the army of lickspittles in the press who denigrated Liverpool and the victims of the man-made catastrophe in 1989 that was Hillsborough, writes Tony Mulhearn
12 September 2012
The 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games showed women's sport at its best. For Britain, there were stunning performances from Jess Ennis, Eleanor Summers and many others...
8 August 2012
"We will never die!" was the chant which echoed down the line as fans marched to save Portsmouth football club from closure...
21 March 2012
Football rivalry is common in Liverpool between Liverpool and Everton supporters, writes John Cosgrove.
22 February 2012
Professional football in Britain is stumbling from one crisis to another. After repeatedly failing to deal with racism, attention returns to financial malpractice.
15 February 2012
Unaffordable jobs: 31% of private sector firms are planning to make redundancies this quarter according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)...
15 February 2012
Luis Suarez's refusal to shake Patrice Evra's hand at the start of the of the recent Manchester United v Liverpool match has brought the issue of racism in football back into the headlines, writes Chris Newby.
8 February 2012
Seventy-four football fans were killed and hundreds injured after the final whistle blew at the al-Masry versus al-Ahly match in Port Said on 1 February, writes David Johnson
7 December 2011
The last day of the PSoL left party's congress in São Paulo was dedicated to the memory of the great Brazilian footballer Socrates, who died from liver disease on the same day...
30 November 2011
Sepp Blatter, the reactionary, out of touch head of FIFA (world football's governing body), recently told a CNN interviewer that there is no racism in football, writes Chris Newby.
19 October 2011
Book review: Coming out just days after the chief executive of Liverpool FC announced proposals to keep even more of the money from TV rights for the richest clubs in the Premier League, the timing of the latest edition of John Reid's book Reclaim the Game could not have been sharper, writes Chris Newby, London Socialist Party.
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