I was 19 when I had the chance to fly across Europe to coach football to Spanish kids in their home town. Every Saturday morning I get up early coaching football at Highgate Wood, the secondary school I attended a few years ago. I started coaching about four years ago and to this day I […]
Muhammad Ali was not only ‘the greatest’ because of winning fights inside of the boxing ring; he was the greatest because of the fights he won on behalf of voiceless people outside. He was the best boxer, civil rights activist, humanitarian and icon for Islam through leading by example Born in Kentucky, USA, in 1942, […]
A brilliant new feature-length documentary, Memory Lane has been produced, designed to educate people about Tottenham Hotspur’s past and inspire young people about its future. All proceeds will be donated to the Exposure charity. It’s released at a time when the spiritual home of Spurs faces demolition, making way for a modern new stadium. This […]
Aston Villa Football Club have suspended Gabriel Agbonlahor, after reports he was inhaling laughing gas in a boozy party on the same night his side was relegated from the Premier League. The reported incident took place on Saturday 16th April, following the defeat to Manchester United. This has enraged Villa fans, as the timing of […]
Every week I travel for miles so that I can run around in circles, getting damp and cold in the middle of field filled with hidden pitfalls and craters. I’ve got no teammates, no supporters, and no help… just almost constant abuse aimed right at me. I am 15. I am a football referee. At […]
A recent study has shown that 55 of the 92 football league clubs have forced disabled away fans to sit in the home section of the stadium. In the Premier League only three football grounds, Swansea, Leicester and Bournemouth, meet the wheelchair space specifications recommended by the Accessible Stadia Guide, with north London club Tottenham […]
The Fighting Cock is a blog, fanzine and podcast dedicated to all things Tottenham Hotspur. Back in 2011, Spurs fan ‘Flav’ and a few friends realised there was a gap in the market for new fan-made media platforms for their football club. The Spurs Show podcast – while good at what it does – is […]
Fara Williams, Karen Carney and Lucy Bronze are names most people wouldn’t be familiar with. But thanks to the success of the England women’s football team at this year’s World Cup, these are the names on everyone’s lips. England’s ladies continue to impress the nation with a 2-1 win over hosts Canada in the quarter-final […]
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