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Football the Dark Side vs the Light Side

Football the Dark Side vs the Light Side

Prof John Sugden chats to us on his research into the dark side of football and how his co-authored book 'Badfellas: FIFA Family at War' resulted in Sepp Blatter and FIFA attempt legal proceedings to prevent the book from being published. John also talks to us on his ethnographic research on the underground football economy and how gangs work to profit from the multi-billion dollar industry that is football. Finally John tells us of his involvement in the the lighter side of football with his work with Football for Peace in Israel/Palestine and the challenges faced vs the benefits gained.

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