"The gladiators enter the arena, the field of praise - Saturday's weather perfect for the occasion." So opens a short documentary by the BBC news programme Panorama, made in 1964.
Football likes to call itself "the beautiful game". That will not and cannot be true as long as some of its fans remain so disgusting.
The debate over nationalism, racism and football hooliganism, the touchpaper topics overshadowing the Euros, sizzled at Camp Wok before the much anticipated opening match in Warsaw.
The opening of a new English Premier League season today will thrill football followers around the globe, not least in Hong Kong. British authorities will also be hoping that the distraction will...
The English disease has struck again, although it is no longer fair to pin that label on football violence.
One too many songs about the war by English fans and a provocative chant from the German fans resulted in an outbreak of violence yesterday.
Football hooligans risk being detained for up to 10 days for disrupting a match under tough new rules introduced this month.
Beijing is studying how British police deal with football hooliganism as the city draws up plans to stop troublemakers attending events with methods including strict new laws and advanced face-...
World Cup fever is sweeping Hong Kong and Discovery Channel is about to fuel it with the documentary Ultimate Goal.
I refer to the report by William Barnes headlined 'British thugs target World Cup back door' (South China Morning Post, May 21).
First they got portable high-pressure water guns, shields made of special plastic and the hi-tech 'Spiderman' gun which shoots a reinforced nylon net that can trap two or three people at a time....
I was saddened to read the letter by I. F. McNicol headlined, 'Troublemakers were English' (South China Morning Post, April 13).