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Watching Quick Boys

*An edited version of this article appeared on Shoot Farken, here: Dutch football by the Dunes, Escaping Carnival Chaos to Watch Quick Boys Ned woke up at 6am for the 6:30 Grand Final start in his hotel on Ibiza. Fifty minutes later the AFL’s international streaming website was still loading and he had missed the…

Watching ASC Oegstgeest

I turn left onto Langegracht, on one side of the street is a police station and on the other side are some junkies sitting, talking. There is a safe injecting facility nearby – apparently. My bicycle moves slowly and almost in a straight line. A woman ahead of me, riding quickly, has something fall from…

Football during Ramadan

*by A. Widya Syadzwina (trans.Andy Fuller). @widyasyadzwina **An Indonesian version of this article first appeared at Fandom.id (photos by Erick Didu of Cakrawala newspaper, Makassar) This article focuses on one of the inter-kampung competitions in Indonesia. A.Widya Syadzwina explores football during Ramadan in Makassar. This year, however, the competition is not only healthier than usual,…

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