Paradigm FC: By the Book

In Dennis Bergkamp’s biography, Stillness and Speed, he alluded to an over-coaching problem which had been tainting his club, Ajax, at that time. He was working there as Under 19’s assistant manager: “They (the coaches) all have their badges, and they are all very sympathetic and know exactly how to play football and what kind […]

Paradigm FC

For the coming weeks, in a series of articles, I will be looking at a concept caused by the paradigm of the day and how it has seeped into football, how to spot it, and what football, as a lens, can teach us about the goings on in the broader societal landscape, away from the […]

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