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.

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.

February in Football

February 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?