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Chris Bailie and Paddy Wilson take a look at how the fans of Cliftonville football Club in North Belfast have attempted to tackle sectarianism in Irish League football and make space for a radical, inclusive style of support. The 13th April 2013 was a red letter day for Cliftonville. That

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Jimmy Dignam recalls the days when cycling was also a form of political expression

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How did the fans of Malmö FF react to a fascist attack on Showans Shattak, a prominent club supporter? Neil Dunne reports.

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Author Paolo Hewitt tells Barry Healy about a forgotten footballing great

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Kevin Brannigan examines the threat to Dublin’s most historic football ground and how community assets from stadiums to historic streets are being preserved in Britain but levelled in Ireland. It’s been a long recession and for fans of Irish football the ripple effects of the crash look set to deal

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Kevin Brannigan examines the role players from the Republic had in the modern history of one of Loyalism’s footballing bastions. It’s early November 1993 and the newspapers on both sides of the border are filled with fear. The two Irelands are set to meet in a crucial World Cup qualifier

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Sam Leadbeater charts the story of how French football club Paris Saint-Germain suppressed its own fan base as it transformed from an expression of working class culture to an entertainment franchise.

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Shed End Invincibles (St. Patrick's Ultras)
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The last decade has seen supporters in both the League of Ireland and Irish League form groups with the aim of bringing a more continental atmosphere to Irish football grounds. Donal Fallon and Kevin Brannigan report. Ultras, as many of these groups term themselves, are football fans renowned for colourful

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Bohemian FC’s ‘Notorious Boo Boys’ Ultras
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  Supporters Direct are a not-for-profit organisation who promote the benefits of sustainability, community ownership and supporter involvement in the running of sporting organisations, mainly football clubs. Andrew Donlan met up with Kevin Rye of Supporters Direct to find out how their various Irish interests are coming along. As of

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For decades youngsters have chased the dream of professional football success in Britain, but would it be better for them – and the development of Irish football – if there was greater regulation at home, Frankie Lally reports. Every year many youths travel to Britain with hopes and dreams of

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