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Soccer Under Thatcher: Violence, Tragedy and Transformation

Alan Black | Posted 06.16.2013 | World
Alan Black

"We really must eradicate the blot on our reputation," said Margaret Thatcher, the former British prime minister who died last week. The Iron Lady was referring to English soccer hooligans as if they were enemies of the state.

Euro 2012 Is Like a Greek Play Both on and off the Pitch

Vac Verikaitis | Posted 06.15.2012 | Sports
Vac Verikaitis

Being at a tournament like Euro 2012 is all about the party. The games themselves are sometimes a secondary consideration. And we all have a pretty good idea of what happens when tens of thousands of liquored-up young males get together.

Fan Tackles Middlesbrough Defender During FA Cup Replay

The Huffington Post | Randy Kim | Posted 02.09.2012 | Sports

The world of English football was a crowded place on Wednesday night, with Fabio Capello resigning from his post as England manager and Tottenham Hots...

Doc Martens At Fifty

Alan Black | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alan Black

In the UK, Dr. Martens is fifty this week. The iconic pop shoe with an oil, acid and piss resistant soul. It's a shoe that has seen many battles, probably more than any other.