Only girl on the field

Only girl on the field

This article is the result of a webinar series from EuroClio which tackled football and social issues to explore how football history and society intertwine.

What’s in a name

What’s in a name

Palmeiras is now one of the most victorious teams of Brazil and South America. Its “immigrant” name gives us a window in the past.

US Soccer in Scandinavia

US Soccer in Scandinavia

Today in 1916, the US Soccer team played their first international football match. In the Olympic Stadium of Stockholm they beat their Swedish hosts 3 – 2.

Birth of nations

Birth of nations

On this day in 1930, the first ever World Cup got underway in Uruguay. It marked a special period in the development of nationalism.

April in Football

April in Football

What moments in football history have we highlighted in the last month? How do they provide us with historical mirrors to the present?