Tag: Football

Football and Culture

On Friday 7th November 2014, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Centre for the Study of Football and its Communities hosted a conference entitled ‘Football and Culture 2014.’ The event aimed to explore the relationship and interaction between football and wider…


The diplomatic power of sport

With the football World Cup almost upon us, it is worth reflecting on the power of sport in diplomacy.  In 2009 Victor Cha, the former director of Asian affairs for the White House, argued that sport matters because it can…