Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hypothetical XI: Literary theorists

A quick link here to something I’ve posted on The False Nine. It’s a hypothetical football team comprised of literary theorists. I’ve already had a few suggestions on other players who might get transferred in: Althusser as a screening midfielder who reads the opposition and breaks up play, and Eagleton as a destructive, tough-tackling presence. […]

Football and social media: fans, clubs, and what happens next?

Social media has exploded, growing exponentially in recent years and becoming a necessary form of engagement between brands and customers, and a talking-shop in the realm of consumer-to-consumer brand-centred conversation. As a recent event, Fever Pitch, hosted by Pitch London as part of Social Media Week, highlighted, football clubs have taken a two-footed leap into […]