The German Football Club 1. FC Köln has a goat as a mascot. Here is a short story on why that is.
Football Makes History partners Anne Frank House and Fare Network work with Feyenoord and Borussia Dortmund to combat anti-semitic chants in the stadiums.
What moments in football history have we highlighted in the last month? How do they provide us with historical mirrors to the present?
As the UEFA 2020 European Championships got pushed ahead one year, the team of Football Makes History will provide you with a 365-day #onthisday series of posts to help all fans out there to go back in time, think, and reflect.
On this day, 11th October, in 2005, football star George Weah ran for the office of president of Liberia.
A story of a Spanish footballer turned Communist leader, where football and history intertwine across borders.
Activism on the pitch has many faces. Here are some team captains who wear their colours on their armbands.
On this day in 1930, the first ever World Cup got underway in Uruguay. It marked a special period in the development of nationalism.
On this day at the Euro2020, an inclusive Dutch team would have played in Amsterdam. Something of a contrast with the Dutch team who lost to France 24 years ago on this date during the Euro1996. An opportunity to use football as a lens into changes in Dutch society, the role of footballers and a look ahead.
“Action Argentina”, or when a Dutch cabaret group protested the participation of the Dutch team in the 1978 World Cup in Argentina.
Love’s the only engine of survival: the story of La Raulito’s passion for Boca Juniors.
Two history teachers in Wales work as “The Football History Boys” wrote a book about the “50 most important moments”. We reviewed it.