Soccerlit Archives: Fans
Soccerlit Archives: Fans
Stories about the people who give the game life


‘The hooligans were the club’

The New York Times | 9-minute read ... read more

Their Arsenal. Their Shares. For Now.

The New York Times | 11-minute read ... read more

Golden Anniversary

The Blizzard | 1-hour read ... read more

Why United fans should bin the new Lukaku chant

The Republik of Mancunia | 3-minute read ... read more

The bear of Highbury

Eight by Eight | 13-minute read ... read more

The five ages of being a football fan

When Saturday Comes | 4-minute read ... read more

Why Minnesota’s united behind Minnesota United

Learn why Minnesota United fans are so passionate about their team name. ... read more

The Cuba Cinco: Fans skirt travel ban to witness USA’s 2008 World Cup qualifier

Meet the five American fans who illegally travelled to Cuba for a 2010 World Cup qualifier. ... read more

Meet the NYCFC pigeon, masked hero of the New York soccer community

The unofficial mascot of NYCFC has been integral to community development in the city. ... read more

Israel may finally be doing something to stop its most racist soccer fans

Beitar Jerusalem's bigoted supporter's group is starting to get the punishment it deserves. ... read more

The Corinthian spirit — democracy, Dilma and Dr. Socrates

A group of Corinthians fans are using their beloved club as the foundation for a new political party. ... read more

Talking to the bulldozer-hijacking soccer fans about their role in the Turkish Uprising

Meet Çarsi: a Besiktas supporters group made up of politically and socially conscious ultras. ... read more

‘Vamos, celeste!’ The Latin drum group uniting soccer fans in New York City

A glimpse into the the early stages of an ever-growing New York City soccer culture. ... read more

Fans lose soccer team, then build their own

After this Finish soccer team was expelled from the country's FA, its fans created a new team from scratch. ... read more

The truth behind being a Russian ultra, with Spartak Moscow’s Fratria

A behind-the-scenes look into one of Russia's most passionate supporter's groups. ... read more