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When Pep Met Jose: From Northern Powerhouse to Northern Bauhaus
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:27

When Pep Met Jose: From Northern Powerhouse to Northern Bauhaus

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Professor Steve Redhead discusses the rivalry between Pep and Jose, the absurdities of the English Premier League, the popular culture of Manchester, Northern Powerhouse - and communist football. Manchester is ‘buzzin’, as the locals would say. With the arrival this summer of the two best coaches in modern world football…
Hillsborough and the policing of working class sport
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 14:32

Hillsborough and the policing of working class sport

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Professor Michael Lavalette argues that the police treament of working class fans at Hillsborough, and the subsequent extensive cover ups, were typical of the way working class communities - particularly young people, black and Asian people, and striking workers at Warrington, Wapping and Orgreave - were policed in order to…
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