One per cent: that’s how many teenage footballers signed to club youth squads make it. What happens to the other 99 per cent? Harvey, 16, knows how hard the journey can be.
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.
At a time of brand partnerships and airtight PR, a growing number of footballers are taking a simple, individual act of defiance: rolling down their socks.
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.
Sofia Malamute photographs the places and faces that shaped the late soccer star’s formative years, alongside the locals and fans paying tribute to one of the world’s greatest football players, one month since his untimely death.
He shoots, he scores, he wears amazing clothes. The Everton and England striker invites us round to rifle through his enviable wardrobe. Diamond formation? That’s Burberry check, daahling.