Archive for the ‘Football’ Tag

Young Post-Colony

Young post-colony

Loaded tight on football,

Noise, cheap cigarettes

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Votez Zidane

Manchester Utd v Islam, Rue Belouizdad Mohamed, Algiers

Is this the clash of civilisations people keep talking about?

An Algerian in Manchester: Postcard Sent by Djihed Afifi and Received in Manchester by Joseph McGonagle

Streets on Fire, After Algeria Draw 0-0 with England, Le Vieux Port, Marseille, 18 June 2010

Following an uninspiring match lacking flair and imagination, Algerian fans take to the streets of Marseille. Heaven only knows what would have ensued if the Algerian team had actually won. I might find out in Algiers, when they meet the U. S. A. The team has apparently been preparing for these clashes with imperialist powers by watching The Battle of Algiers (1966).

Zidane

50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp of the FLN Football Team

http://www.rsssf.com/tablesa/alg-fln-intres.html

50th Anniversary Commemorative Stamp of the FLN Football Team

All Night Celebrations (Verso), Shoot It! Postcard Sent by Joseph McGonagle and Received by John Perivolaris, 4 February 2010