Category - soccer

  • 13 Apr 2014

    Rights to free expression and peaceful assembly are under threat in Brazil, Amnesty says ahead of the 2014 football World Cup.

  • 19 Mar 2014

    Migrant workers’ rights in Qatar and the 2022 World Cup will be under discussion at FIFA's Executive Committee meeting in Zurich.

  • 10 Oct 2013

    Scottish Greens say the latest legal obstacles facing the fan buyout of Dunfermline Athletic show that a new deal for Scottish football fans is needed.

  • 15 Aug 2013

    Lothian's Green MSP has welcomed news that a fan organisation has been granted preferred bidder status by Hearts administrators.

  • 12 Apr 2013

    There are many important issues in public life right now, but for a large number of people in Scotland the future of football, the national game, is no small matter, says Simon Barrow. It is not just about sport, it is also about people, communities, hopes and dreams, culture and values. Put bluntly, who does (and who should) own a sport loved by hundreds of thousands? Whose interests are being served by the way it is presently being run?

  • 19 Oct 2012

    A supporters' plan for the future of Scottish football has been launched by policy group FansFirst Scotland, as concerns over the national game continue.

  • 26 Aug 2012

    The final Festival of Spirituality conversation and Civic Cafe, The Power of Youth and Football to heal a Divided City, proved extremely rewarding, writes Katie MacFadyen. The issue of dealing with sectarianism and bigotry is something that should involve all of us.

  • 25 Aug 2012

    An important conversation takes place today (Saturday 25 August) on 'The Power of Youth and Football to Heal a Divided City', during Festival season in Edinburgh.

  • 6 Aug 2012

    FansFirst Scotland says that the inherited financial structure of Scottish football is based upon crippling over-dependence on one or two rich clubs.

  • 19 Jul 2012

    Even those who have little interest in football have probably found themselves occasionally touched by morbid fascination about the dramatic fall from grace (or at least glory and power) of Rangers Football Club -- an iconic part of Glasgow's and Scotland's social history -- and the huge public reaction it has created.