’42 per cent of Africa’s 130 players at Qatar were born outside the continent’

by Rashmee

Posted on December 5, 2022


More than half the 26 players in Morocco’s national football team are born in other …

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Footballers often ask themselves: Where am I really from?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 4, 2022


The BBC World Service documentary ‘Which country should I play for?’ tells an …

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‘When you win, you’re English; when you lose, you’re Black’. Sad but true, not just for Britain

by Rashmee

Posted on July 12, 2021


/ BLIMEY BLIGHTY So, Italy and England faced off for the Euro Cup and England …

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‘Maybe, just maybe_ Good luck England!’ Football and the art of understatement

by Rashmee

Posted on July 11, 2021


/ TRAVELS IN MY MIND Walking past a shop, I saw the sign in the …

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Whether or not football’s coming home, there’s a limit to sport’s transformative power

by Rashmee

Posted on July 10, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… Ahead of the England-Italy play-off in the Uefa European championship, it’s striking …

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Football could be the great equaliser when it comes to the wealth of nations

by Rashmee

Posted on June 20, 2018 / The National


Even for those of us who are not football fans, the World Cup in Russia …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK