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Gefle IF celebrate win with their one traveling fan

Sometimes being alone isn’t so lonely (@awaydays_) One Gefle IF supporter, identified only as Peter, was devoted enough to make the journey from Gävle, Sweden to Kalmar — a six-hour drive each way—for the club’s Allsvenskan match against Kalmar FF despite the team being winless since August. His loyalty was rewarded with a 1–0 win and the …

Don’t Show Me the Honeys

FIFA Has Succeeded in Whitewashing the Stadium Experience, But Why Does Television Coverage Have to Be So Predictable? By David Goldblatt | Photograph by Ryu Voelkel [S]occer is, obviously, the centerpiece of the World Cup, but it means nothing without the crowd — the people in the stadiums, in the streets and parks of Brazilian cities, and …