soccer

  • March 26, 2010

    A coalition of grass roots organisations is supporting a unique five-day youth football tournament to promote positive social education about HIV prevention and treatment.

  • December 16, 2009

    The Anglican Bishop of Liverpool has been appointed as the head of a panel to oversee the release of files on the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster, in which 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death and many more injured.

  • July 24, 2009

    If watching football is a waste of time with redeeming moments, much the same could be said about prayer, says Simon Barrow. In a world over-attached to achievement, we lose sight of the fact that what is really 'worth it' is often not conventionally 'productive'.

  • November 16, 2007

    An ideal present for Christmas or birthdays, or just as the fulfillment of a fantasy - now you can be the manager of a real football club. The People's Club - a football club owned by the fans for the fans, means you become the joint owner of a real-life football team.

  • September 11, 2007

    Some 250 supporters of human rights gathered to protest at the new Wembley Stadium during the England-Israel qualifying match for the Euro 2008 competition - highlighting the plight of a Palestinian youth team denied a visa to visit Britain.

  • March 12, 2007

    Scotland's religious leaders yesterday made an unusual addition to the stands at a football match between Celtic and Rangers.

  • June 9, 2006

    As the world digs in for saturation coverage of the World Cup, the UK Christian think-tank Ekklesia is highlighting research and resources to enable lovers and haters of the game to put aside their differences (including religious ones) ‚Ä' and do something to make the world a fairer place.

  • May 2, 2006

    Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow Mario Conti has criticised European football's governing body, UEFA, for its decision not to fine Rangers fans for anti-Catholic singing during the club's recent Champions League matches against the Spanish club Villareal.