Can you name 10 black football managers?

Equality through representation, not tokenism by Yasin Bangee I asked a question of my social media followers; “Can you name 10 black football managers who have managed in Europe, ever?” The answers came pouring in, with various people naming between 4-6. The obvious candidates, Chris Powell, Jean Tigana, Paul Ince, Chris Hughton, Ruud Gullit and… Read More

Football vs. Responsibility

by Shane Thomas Roy Hodgson, the England manager. A racist? Personally I don’t think he is. What struck me isn’t the debate over Hodgson’s character, the vagaries of language, or the ever-present and; wearying proclamation of “political correctness gone mad!“ Rather, it was the general consensus that made Hodgson the ‘victim’ in this story. And… Read More

Dear FIFA

by  Joseph Guthrie I usually begin my letters with the typical pleasantries but my patience with you has indeed worn thin and I’d rather just get right down to business.  I have questions that require answers and I hope you are prepared to answer them. Frankly, your fight against racism is nothing but lip service and… Read More