Black and white in the orange

Black and white in the orange

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.

Helmut Rahn: Der Boss

Helmut Rahn: Der Boss

Helmut Rahn was known as “the cannon from Essen”. He is famed for scoring the winning goal in West-Germany’s victory in the 1954 “Miracle of Bern”, but struggled with fame. His story is one of fame and legacy.

Football Lives: Making history, not only on the field

Football Lives: Making history, not only on the field

Football Lives is a dedicated collection for educators created by the Football Makes History team. Starting from 20 stories we will publish a new one almost every day, and we will reach over 100 life stories to reflect the history of Europe with a focus on migration, diversity, politics and identity.

Carolina Morace: Ahead of her Time?

Carolina Morace: Ahead of her Time?

Carolina Morace caused a sensation as the first woman ever to coach a men’s professional team. Her story is one about identity and fighting against the odds.