Wednesday, October 21

Tag: Sport

How capitalist self-interest took football’s soul

How capitalist self-interest took footba ...

NEWS
Amid the ructions of the last few days, one particular narrative has emerged, that deserves significant scrutiny. Sources close to Manchester City have attempted to spin the idea that they have effectively been punished by a process that has been conditioned by a cabal of old-money clubs. It’s a cu ...
Toronto Wolfpack stand down UK-based playing staff over coronavirus fears

Toronto Wolfpack stand down UK-based pla ...

HEALTH
Toronto Wolfpack, who hit the headlines by signing New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup winner Sonny Bill Williams last year, stood down their entire playing staff in the UK after four players showed “mild possible symptoms” of Covid-19. The Super League, in which the Canadian club competes, had elected t ...
Coronavirus: Manchester United and Manchester City join forces to donate £100,000 to local food banks

Coronavirus: Manchester United and Manch ...

NEWS
Manchester City and Manchester United have joined forces to donate a combined sum of £100,000 to local food banks in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Each club will donate £50,000 to the Trussell Trust’s 19 food bank centres in the Greater Manchester area in order to help vulnerable communitie ...