Monthly Archives: September 2015

Més que un club? For sure, the most self-righteous business in football

Barcelona sell themselves as masters and guardians of the beautiful game, but on and off the field they’re just another massive company looking to cash in, writes Ewan MacKenna.  Come Wednesday, they’ll beat from a different heart. For the first time in 17 years, Barcelona will make their Champions League bow without Xavi in their midst […]

The race to redemption?

Those with most to lose from athletics being rotted by drugs will tell you Usain Bolt rescued their sport. But the rest of us need to get real and see track and field for the lie it is, writes Ewan MacKenna. Did you hear the one about Usain Bolt being the saviour of athletics? If brevity is […]