A deep dive into ‘Match of the Day’, the greatest show on British television

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Joel Goldby | VICE Sports
August 2018 | 13-minute read


In an era when football fandom and the discourse around it so often leans into realms of near nerdish fantasy, Match of the Day maintains everyman appeal: it’s apolitical, entry-level football analysis, football for all, football for every end of the spectrum, football for the man who likes top corner bangers and doesn’t necessarily know what offside is, as much as it is football for the man who knows what Watford’s manager looks like.


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