The Paperman vs. the Nazis: Matthias Sindelar, the Anschluss and the fall of Red Vienna

It is imperative to understand the development of Viennese culture — its spheres of influence — and the sociology of Vienna itself, before and after the First World War, to be able to better understand the legend of Matthias Sindelar. Continue reading The Paperman vs. the Nazis: Matthias Sindelar, the Anschluss and the fall of Red Vienna

What Happens After A Women’s Match Gets Over?: society and how it affects the words we write on women’s football

What millennials have learnt about the likes of Brian Clough or Johan Cruyff simply through the power of the literature surrounding their football, they cannot hope to learn the same about a woman-coach or woman-footballer. What is written by journalists themselves about the women’s game also contribute to the existing misogyny in the sport. Continue reading What Happens After A Women’s Match Gets Over?: society and how it affects the words we write on women’s football