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.


Who would win the World Cup if countries were competing on democracy and human rights?

Following the tedious draw for the World Cup, and inspired the appalling human rights record of global football, I decided to play the tournament as if it were based on the democratic credential of each competitor. This was published on the Huffington Post (10 December 2013).