Dario Brentin is a PhD student at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies at University College London and researcher at the University of Graz, working on sport and national identity in Southeastern Europe. He is on Twitter at @sportingbalkans.
Posts by Dario Brentin
The Democratic ‘Hooligan’
Last November, Croatian fans disrupted a European qualifying match by throwing flares onto the pitch in Milan and fighting with police. Another example of hooliganism, or a protest with a larger agenda?
"There is no sports event like Opening Day of baseball, the sense of beating back the forces of darkness and the National Football League." –George Vecsey