El Kolectivo Sur is the ultra group of Xerez Deportivo CF, a young Football club from the Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera founded by fans as financial wobbles hit Xerex CD, the stalwart La Segunda outfit for long periods of time. We caught the club’s home league fixture against Atlético Espleño before grabbing a cold Cruzcampo with two of the group’s leading members to talk about Football support in the Sherry City. Both Continue reading
Current Ukrainian Premier League champions and former Europa League victors Shakhtar Donetsk FC is one of Ukraine’s leading Football clubs. The vivid black and orange colours that adorn their kits are perhaps appropriately symbolic of the dark and fiery political struggle that threatens the future of those living in the Eastern Donbas region that the club calls home, and possibly even the club itself.
Two oblasts comprise what is known as “The Donbas”; Luhansk and Donestk, names that Continue reading
From Boothferry To Germany turns 3 today. Yes, yes, thank you very much.
The past 365 days have been very successful for Continue reading
The 2018 Conmebol Copa Libertadores final received an astonishing amount of press attention. Some have obsessed over the notion of Buenos Aires’ two largest clubs meeting head-to-head for the first time ever in South America’s largest club fixture. Pundits have dubbed the fixture as “The Biggest Club Football Match Of All Time”. And newspapers have lambasted the Asociación Fútbol Argentino‘s inability to curb Continue reading
A professional Football club with one of the liveliest fan groups across Europe is celebrating its 125th birthday tomorrow. If usual supporter behaviour is anything to go by, the celebrations are going to be fairly spectacular.
We do not Continue reading
A collection of comical poems dedicated to ultras, hooligans and fanatics written on a long, hot train ride through a distant land with no Continue reading
What’s going on at Hertha BSC?
Compared to other Bundesliga outfits from major German cities, Hertha BSC has traditionally Continue reading
We all mourn the horrible news that has come from Leicestershire today. Any death in Football is a loss, but such a terrible and sudden Continue reading