Yesterday, the Blackpool player publicly came out – the first professional player to do so since Justin Fashanu in 1990. While there’s loads more work left to do to tackle homophobia in sport, this is a huge win for the future of football.
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.
For the first time, an England game was nearly abandoned because of racial abuse – and it could lead to change.
Blame it on Blokecore, blame it on Jack Grealish’s calves: football shirts are everywhere right now. Here’s your guide to bagging the best on the market.
A proposed Super League would give more power to the few. Going by the explosion of anger on social media, fans are able to see the move for the disaster it is.
Photographer Sebastian Barros documented the social inclusion charity over six weeks just as hugs were permitted once again. Goal!
The seasoned MC is teaching under-16s how to keep their eyes on the ball.
On Sunday, before the Euros 2020 final, Rose launched The Lost Lionesses – a virtual experience bringing together her spirited community and presenting an optimistic vision of the future.
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.
Four years on from the Grenfell Tower fire, the team has made it to the finals of the Sunday Intermediate Cup. Next step? The Premier League...
The Chelsea couple’s 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kiss was a powerful symbol of where football, and its culture, should be heading. Now the pair are looking to the future.