What’s in a name

What’s in a name

Palmeiras is now one of the most victorious teams of Brazil and South America. Its “immigrant” name gives us a window in the past.

US Soccer in Scandinavia

US Soccer in Scandinavia

Today in 1916, the US Soccer team played their first international football match. In the Olympic Stadium of Stockholm they beat their Swedish hosts 3 – 2.

Birth of nations

Birth of nations

On this day in 1930, the first ever World Cup got underway in Uruguay. It marked a special period in the development of nationalism.

Class war on the football pitch

Class war on the football pitch

Class war on the football pitch   >  Football Stories   >  Class war on the football pitch Football Stories On this day, International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day or May Day, is celebrated in many countries around the world to...