Monday 01st September 2014,
Cult Football
Posted On August 19, 2014 | No Comments

Northern English football fans are usually all-in or all-out. At Leeds United, however, the roller coaster highs and lows over the past decade have inner-ear imbalanced supporters. After a rogues gallery of financial disaster club [...]


Zanetti in DC, Near a Garden, Meeting Eden

July 31, 2014 | Comments Off
Posted On June 17, 2014 | Comments Off

[Extreme conditioning, cribbed from 1950s Communist Hungary? After last night's 2-1 victory over Ghana in the coastal heat of Natal, that's the ideal method for Klinsmann and the U.S. team as they stare down the [...]

Posted On July 31, 2014 | Comments Off

Long suffering Indomitable Leeds correspondent at large Lawrence Eden was minding his own international man of mystery veterinarian business today when he ran across former Inter Milan maestro Javier Zanetti in downtown Washington, D.C., fiddling [...]

Posted On June 14, 2011 | 1 Comment

  [Editor's note: We welcome back contributing writer and longtime friend Ryan Reft.  He's kindly allowed us to repost this essay from his groupblog Tropics of Meta.  For some of his past contributions to CultFootball [...]

Clericus Cup
Posted On May 17, 2013 | Comments Off

[Editor's note: This is the 4th installment in the ongoing Dictators and Soccer series. See also the previous installments on Kim Jong-il and North Korea (or Football, Famine and Giant Rabbits), Nicolae Ceaușescu of Romania [...]

Scenes from the February 2012 pitch invasion in Port Said, Egypt, before the lights were shut off, with police collusion. The massacre killed 74 and injured over 1,000.

2012 Egyptian Stadium Massacre Still Killing

February 26, 2013 | Comments Off