Football Culture Blog, Wherever You’re From and Wherever You’re Going.
Football is a game that has the power to unite us, but the way it is played, watched, discussed, organised, distributed, managed, financed, manipulated, abused, objectified, tolerated, demonised, blamed, adored, obsessed about and above all followed differs more than you can imagine around the world.
The posts in From Boothferry To Germany will always focus more on Football fan culture than the sport itself. Posts will cover the actions and manifestations of fans, politics on & off pitch, how culture influences fan behaviour and of course, our own footballing experiences. You won’t find this blog giving match or player reviews, talking Champions’ League tactics or predicting transfer window movements.
The story of Hull fanatics going to Germany is arbitrary, but gives context. It is the diverse people watching the sport that simultaneously make it exciting and give it such character. Football is a great lens to look through to understand people, and we aim to capture that essence in writing. We hope everybody involved in the sport from club management down to pub-team goalkeeper finds From Boothferry To Germany engaging, instructive, and inspiring enough to help question the way they look at the Beautiful Game and their involvement in it.