World Cup

Think Pieces

looking back on the protests and politics of the russian world cup

How did ordinary Russians feel about it? And how did Pussy Riot’s pitch invasion figure in the country’s tradition of performance protest art?
Anastasiia Fedorova
7.24.18
Photography

what is the future of scottish football?

As the World Cup draws to a close, Judith Erwes documents Scotland’s young footballers.
Felix Petty
7.17.18
News

this is all the news you need to know today

Featuring Drake on a double decker, Palace winning Wimbledon and hundreds of people dressing up like Kate Bush.
Georgie Wright
7.16.18
Think Pieces

the truth about when we last made the world cup semifinals

Everyone keeps forgetting that England’s women’s team made the 2015 world cup semi-finals. Here's why.
Annie Lord
7.13.18
News

your favourite designers are celebrating the world cup

Y/Project, Vivienne Westwood, Marques’Almeida and more have teamed up with Yoox to create limited edition designs to benefit Russian children.
Felix Petty
7.12.18
Culture

how 'three lions' came to soundtrack a glorious summer of possibility

For a few wonderful weeks, 'Three Lions' was no longer simply an ironic pose to cloak ourselves in as we anticipated traipsing home from the pub after another early exit. It was a powerful, potent reminder of one of pop music’s most perfect peculiarities.
Josh Baines
7.12.18
Culture

football’s coming home - but what if you have two homes?

Photographer Dami Khadijah is honing in on the women with two national teams to get behind.
Georgie Wright
7.11.18
activism

is the world cup actually changing russian society?

Nadya from Pussy Riot reports.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
7.9.18
Culture

how a community project is bringing london kids together through football

With a dearth of social funding for London’s most disadvantaged kids, Jasper Kain started Football Beyond Borders to educate, empower and unite.
Felix Petty
6.19.18
Culture

why did the nigerian football kit become such an immediate cultural touchstone?

And what does it say about Britain today?
Yemi Abiade
6.15.18
Fashion

swooshes, subversion and soccer: kim jones and virgil abloh discuss their world cup collaborations with nike

Two heavyweights of fashion will get you World Cup ready.
Steve Salter
6.6.18
Culture

“I’d been warned not to go” – rhys chapman on taking his gay football film to moscow

2018's Football World Cup will be held in Russia -- where it’s illegal to promote or engage in 'propaganda' relating to LGBT relationships. So what happened when director Rhys Chapman took WONDERKID -- his film about the inner turmoil of a gay...
Rhys Chapman
6.21.17