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Liverpool fans unfurl a banner in 2006 displaying the names of the 96 dead. Photo: Wikipedia

Hillsborough: Football’s greatest hurt

Mark Perryman argues that Hillsborough needs to be understood not just as a human tragedy but a consequence of how football was changing in the 1980s

  • Written by Mark Perryman
  • Category: Opinion
England fans create St George's cross at Wembley. Photo: geograph.org.uk

England always dreaming

For St George's Day Mark Perryman explores the connections between English football’s golden moment and national identity

  • Written by Mark Perryman
  • Category: Opinion
Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Léon

Are we poised for another war in Libya?

After imposing a 'unity' government in Libya, Western powers have signalled they are waiting for the call for more intervention, which could mean more war 

  • Written by Chris Nineham
  • Category: Opinion
Football fans raise pink flags for breast cancer.

In a stink about a pink St George Cross

Professional controversialist Toby Young has got himself all in a froth about a pink St George Cross at England’s international this week

  • Written by Mark Perryman
  • Category: Opinion

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