Category - football

  • May 26, 2009

    Few recognise how important play can be – particularly a team sport such as football. This has all changed since the major charities set up charity gift schemes.

  • April 16, 2009

    Thousands of people took part in a united memorial service on Merseyside yesterday, remembering 96 Liverpool football fans killed 20 years ago in the Hillsborough tragedy.

  • April 12, 2009

    I see John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, has tried to score a late winner this morning.

  • April 10, 2009

    Good Friday is a day to reflect on the power of redemptive love confronting the crucifying forces in our world. Not that you'd know this from the preoccupations of some church leaders.

  • April 8, 2009

    It isn't often that the Daily Telegraph and Ekklesia find themselves singing from the same hymn sheet let alone the same terraces.

  • April 7, 2009

    Church leaders are "angrily" criticising the Premier League in England for holding football matches on Easter Sunday, a prime Bank Holiday in the UK. Simon Barrow argues that a more imaginative response is needed.

  • April 7, 2009
  • March 25, 2009

    The organizers of a South African anti-racism conference in the run up to the soccer World Cup have postponed the gathering after protests about its refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to attend the event.

  • June 20, 2008

    Swiss soccer player Johan Vonlanthen says he has undergone phenomenal changes since he made his debut as an international soccer player, which he attributes to his faith. But his country have still made an early exit from Euro 2008.

  • February 24, 2008

    The managing director of one of the world's most illustrious football clubs, Barcelona FC, has joined other Spanish philanthropists in donating a statue of the Black Madonna to St Aloysius' Roman Catholic Church in Glasgow.