‘Built on the blood of slaves’: British football fans boycott the World Cup

'Built on the blood of slaves': British football fans boycott the World Cup

Alex Murphy found a community through football. His weekends are spent cheering in Ipswich Town, where he holds a season ticket, Arsenal’s women’s team near his north London address, or playing five-a-side with his teams: Saka Potatoes and Olympic Mayonnaise. He has watched every World Cup since 2002 and enjoys the inclusiveness of the event, which even his mother, who doesn’t really care about football, …

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