The Pillars of Football in a War Zone: The Ultras of Tishreen SC and Hutteen SC

“Latakia Sports City Stadium, Syria.” bynouhhammami is licensed under CC BY 2.0 COVID-19, crumbling infrastructure, years and years of all-out war, it appears nothing can dim the ethereal glow of a freshly lit flare amongst the crowds at the Latakia Derby, reminiscent of the spirit of those same fans, challenged but never prostrated. To theContinue reading “The Pillars of Football in a War Zone: The Ultras of Tishreen SC and Hutteen SC”

On the peripheries of European football, the Land of Fire is offering up a slow burning title race you shouldn’t miss

Images created by Patrick Caskie. Land of Fire, Football, Dolma, and the Aliyev’s. It doesn’t quite have the ring I thought it would. Despite the alliteration, Football is the odd one out, not deserving of a place amongst the icons of Azerbaijan. In fact, Football doesn’t even sit head of the table when it comesContinue reading “On the peripheries of European football, the Land of Fire is offering up a slow burning title race you shouldn’t miss”