Culture

Inside the world of football fetishism

From steamy gay porn scenes to anonymous fetishists on Twitter, the sexual lust for football kits is at an all-time high. But what lies beneath the knee-high socks? THE FACE finds out.

Society

How Iceland’s football team went Against the Elements

Hailing from a volcanic outcrop, Iceland went against the odds by going toe-to-toe with the giants at the Euro 2016 and 2018 World Cup. Here, writer Matt McGinn and photographer Joseph Fox investigate the factors behind Iceland’s remarkable transformation from minnow to ultimate sporting underdog.


Life

Jack before football: the Gaelic sports club that made Grealish great

Jack Grealish’s other sporting life: as a teenager, he played Gaelic football for an historic Irish sports club in the Midlands. We went there to meet the coaches who remember the “natural”, and the kids who aspire to be him – even the ones from the Blue side of Birmingham. Well, some of them.

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