Lincoln Allison

Lincoln Allison is Emeritus Reader of Politics at the University of Warwick

Lincoln Allison is moved by a cache of his father’s wartime love letters and what they reveal about conflict, his parents’ relationship — and a huge generational chasm

Bob Lord, the chairman of Burnley FC from 1955 to 1981, had a shrewd view of how the world worked and where it was heading

This biography on Sir Stanley Rous and sport in the twentieth century is scholarly, balanced and well-written, says Lincoln Allison

Thomas Prosser’s new book argues that there are elements of self-interest and altruism in all political ‘isms’

The main rules of being an expat are 1) avoid controversy at all costs and 2) constantly belittle your home country

A separate channel dedicated to British sport could have saved the BBC

Is London on the verge of another phase of urban decline?

‘This Sporting Life’ should be read by our managerial ruling class who dismiss what they do not understand as “populist” or “right-wing”

Down with the mangies, the most craven and unfree of ruling classes

It was a magazine whose influence extended beyond its readership