Tag: sports

sports
Culture, History

Historic Sports on Film

“Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.” — Robert Griffin III, Athlete   Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover. We offer free research, so please contact us if you need help sourcing […]

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Culture

The Cult of the Football Stadium

The number of ambitious, cutting-edge football stadia has increased exponentially in the past few decades. But when all evidence strongly suggests bankruptcy, why is there still so much investment?   “The football stadium has always been the place of the game, of violence, of community, of mass cheering and of […]

Art

Cyril Power: Rhythms of Modern Life

Exploring the vibrant and dynamic art of England’s most celebrated avant-gardist linocut printmarker. ‘When we say a work of Art has form, we mean its instinct with Life.’ Cyril Power, 1924 The Spirit of Sport Cyril Edward Power (1872–1951) is an English artist celebrated for his iconic linocut prints. He […]

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Culture, History

Football: Our Beautiful Game

Dive into the history of England’s football glory with the National Football Museum’s collection of memorabilia. Preparations are underway for a 1966 World Cup exhibition.     Manchester United is not the only reason for a football fan to head northwards; Manchester is also the new home to the National Football […]