Thursday, June 01, 2006

Letters from Prison


"Football is the Open-Air Kingdom of Human Loyalty" - Antonio Gramsci

OK, so Gramsci was clearly writing before the Bosman ruling and big-money mercenary moves from one club to another (today's exhibit #1 - Andriy Shevchenko!), but it's still the smartest thing ever said by an Italian Communist. And it's the foundation for this occasional take on the world of football - current and historic, sporting and sociological.

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