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Everton and the Burden of History
The Premier League club is in crisis again. But it is more serious than just one manager’s failings: It is part of a fundamental reordering of the soccer world.
For Fans, by Fans, Against the Club
Arsenal Fan TV is a YouTube sensation. But what makes it a success is not the same thing as what makes Arsenal a success — in fact, it’s often the opposite.
At Chelsea, Hard Work as High Art
Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kanté is soccer’s ultimate artisan: a player who does the running and the fetching and the retrieving so others can score the goals. That diligence has its rewards.