Football

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

The sport is now characterised by the conditioned reflex of dishonesty, the bleating of the wronged

Today the multiply-tattooed Balkan war criminal look is popular

Argentina is as sad as it’s ever been after the death of legendary footballer Diego Maradona

Nick Cohen says silent sport needs crowds to give it meaning

FA chairman cancelled, Anne Hathaway’s non-PC portrayal, and a dinosaur politician survives cancellation

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

Kester Aspden reflects on his football memories growing up supporting York City and Burnley FC

The referee is a blessed form of jobsworth

Michael Henderson reviews The Age of Football: The Global Game in the Twenty-first Century by David Goldblatt