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
Chinese Football Chronicles | Authority Figures
For Part 2 of the Chinese Football Chronicles, click here.
An immediate observation made at Chinese Football games is the consistent employment of a Capo figure in blocks of fans and Ultras within the stadium. At all Chinese Super League matches I’ve attended in the People’s Republic, a Capo has been present at every single one.
If you are unfamiliar Continue reading
The Solomon Warriors
This is what Football fanatics look like on the Pacific Islands.
Solomon Warriors Football Club was put to the sword against Auckland City FC in the OFC Champions’ League quarter final on Sunday the 8th of April 2018, but the club’s players and fans didn’t go down without fight and fiesta at the Freyberg Field. With all Continue reading
Chivas Nos Ama
“Chivas Loves Us”. But only if you’re Mexican.
FBTG traditionally skips the league dominators. There is usually enough literature dedicated to them and we prefer writing about the smaller clubs hiding more obscure stories anyway. However, we are breaking the habbit in the case of Mexico.
Club Deportivo de Guadalajara, more commonly referred to as Chivas “the Goats”, is the most popular Football club in Mexico. Its Continue reading
Background Story First, Relevance to Football Second. In this post I define identity as the multiple different groups or circles that an individual can belong to that collectively come together to shape a character. This is not an academic definition of what identity is, but it’s a good enough definition for now.
Small Towns play host to fewer migrants, both domestic or international, and as a consequence, Small Town Folk are Continue reading
2017; FBTG Best Of
We present the best 12 snaps taken during our Football adventures across the year of 2017 that tell their Continue reading
Malaysian Football Culture
Malaysian Football culture and Malaysian culture in general can be difficult to define. After all, Malaysia is not really a country.
It’s best to think of Malaysia as a federation of different states each Continue reading
An Arbitrary Medium
Breaking the habbit and writing about a different sport. Now, before you slam your tablet down in disgust, or unsubscribe while dry-heaving, or both (or neither), we’ve good reason to be doing so. It emphasises a point made long ago. And it starts with a Friday night proposition.
“Let’s go watch some Ice Hockey” Continue reading