Fifa has a lot to answer for, but so do we

My article on The Huffington Post (16 June 2014) at the start of the World Cup. I queried why the British press were so obsessed with FIFA corruption when our own clubs had an equally, if not more dubious ethical record.

Football can no longer be blind to human rights abuses

My article for Left Foot Forward (22 September 2013), coinciding with the Manchester derby, on the increasing links between English football club owners and repressive regimes in the Gulf. Football fans need to voice their concerns at human rights abuses overseas, I argued.

Interview: Nicholas McGeehan of Human Rights Watch on links between the UK and undemocratic regimes in the Gulf

I conducted an interview for Democratic Audit (19 September 2013) with Nicholas McGeehan, Middle East researcher at Human Rights Watch. We discussed how rulers of Gulf states are achieving prominent positions in UK society through high-profile investments, particularly in football.