‘Poly faces telling a unique Poly story’ In Sāmoan culture, the legends of the islands are passed down through oral traditions, preserved through the cultural institutions that have safeguarded them for generations, such as the fa’amatai, the chiefly system of governance in Sāmoa, or the fāgogo, an ancient Sāmoan performance art. … [Read more...] about Football’s first fa’afafine: trans rights trailblazer Jaiyah Saelua on stardom and sisterhood
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Socceroos coach Graham Arnold said Australian national teams stood with al-Araibi, who faces a further two months in a Thai jail before discovering his fate. He is fighting an extradition order to send him back to Bahrain, where he fears he will be imprisoned and tortured, as he alleges occurred in 2012. … [Read more...] about Hakeem al-Araibi: FFA cancels team trip to Thailand in support of refugee footballer
While the current Oranje have not even qualified for this summer's major tournament, back in 1996, Holland were thought of as genuine contenders to win the Euros. … [Read more...] about Horribly hard quiz alert: Can you remember all 11 players who started England’s 4-1 win vs Holland at Euro 96?
“Our aim has been to protect the jobs and base salaries of our people for as long as we possibly can. Unfortunately, we have now come to the point where we are proposing 55 redundancies. We do not make these proposals lightly and have looked at every aspect of the club and our expenditure before reaching this point. We are now entering the required 30-day consultation period on these proposals. … [Read more...] about Arsenal’s head of recruitment to leave amid 55 planned redundancies
“We’ll either have a situation where Hakeem is saved and the game’s rhetoric and commitments about human rights are meaningful, or we have the horrific alternative that despite these commitments, a player can be subject to the most fundamental human rights abuses, of refoulement.” … [Read more...] about Call for Fifa’s Salman al-Khalifa to step down if Hakeem al-Araibi is not freed