History teacher Zdravko Stojkoski developed this lesson plan with a visual approach to teaching post-war European history through football competitions
We asked author David Goldblatt about the Football Makes History project. He notes how the cultural phenomenon of football offers educators highly relevant topics and themes.
A multimedia activity connecting the performances of football teams and the fame of players to economic inequalities and capitalism.
Organiser for gender equality through sports.
Playing football to help and cure other people.
From a mixed central European background to a Barcelona and Spain legend.
Creating opportunities for blind people to enjoy football.
Selected to play for England in 1925, but discriminated away.
From mining to a goal scoring, but ending in misery and suicide.
Today in 1966, England won the World Cup. This represented a key moment of change, both in post-war Britain and for the post-colonial politics unfolding across the globe.