19 April 2021
The move towards a European Super League is motivated by profit following a year of lockdown restrictions that have strangled some of the club’s income
18 March 2021
A lack of safeguarding in football allowed perpetrators of sexual abuse “to hide and use their positions to ruin the lives of many children”.
15 December 2020
A high Court judicial review earlier this month outlawed the use of puberty blockers for young trans people unless they can persuade doctors to go to court on their behalf.
08 December 2020
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, Black Lives Matter (BLM) made great advances in the struggle against racism, and what it means to be an anti-racist.
01 May 2020
In Oxfordshire we wanted to make sure that last week’s Workers’ Memorial Day action to remember health and care staff was more than a silent protest.
07 November 2019
A police officer has been charged with the murder of black footballer Dalian Atkinson.
22 October 2019
The racist behaviour by Bulgarian fans against black English footballers was disgusting.
10 April 2018
The Democratic Football Lads Alliance (DFLA) is trying to whip up racism against Muslims in Rochdale.
27 March 2018
20 March 2018
Anti-racists will take to the streets to oppose a planned march by the racist Football Lads Alliance (FLA) in Birmingham on Saturday.
06 October 2017
Labour’s shadow home secretary Diane Abbott and leading trade unionists have raised concerns about the Football Lads Alliance (FLA).
03 October 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) plans to put “thirty to forty thousand” onto the streets of central London this Saturday.
01 August 2017
The Football Lads Alliance (FLA) tries to pretend it is respectable but has attracted some of the worst elements of the far right.
18 July 2017
Raymie Kiernan’s piece on the Football Lads Alliance (FLA) was timely (Socialist Worker, 5 July). As Raymie says, the FLA is trying to learn lessons from the English Defence League’s (EDL) implosion.
03 May 2016
South Yorkshire Police (SYP) is in crisis following the Hillsborough inquests. A jury last week found that 96 fans who died as a result of the 1989 football disaster were unlawfully killed. Former SYP chief superintendent David Duckenfield could face prosecution.
03 May 2016
Mark George QC represented families at the Hillsborough Inquests. He told Sadie Robinson that the police’s role is hostile to the working class, but that it can also be resisted
26 April 2016
Ninety six Liverpool football fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough football disaster were unlawfully killed.
06 April 2016
The jury in the Hillsborough inquests has retired today, Wednesday, to consider its decisions. The jury will consider the medical cause and time of death of the 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.
05 April 2016
Coroner Sir John Goldring is continuing to sum up evidence given to fresh inquests relating to the Hillsborough football disaster.
08 March 2016
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield accepted that it was a mistake not to close the tunnel to pens 3 and 4, a court has heard.