The Language of Football


What’s in a name?

On Bristol Rovers, Boca Juniors and the power of reappropriation

Language is power, and by reclaiming insults and abuse fans can take control of that power. Featuring vultures, pigs and whole heap of horse poo.

What’s In A Name?: Wanderers

In the first of almost certainly many posts on the derivation of football clubs’ names, we take a look at the brief popularity of the term Wanderer during the formative years of league football in England.

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