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Eliot Pollak

Chief Football Writer

Eliot Pollak works in political communications, but blogs about football for the Huffington Post. Just because he can.

Is Football Still About the Beautiful Game?

Over the past ten days, England have beaten the reigning world champions <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh8w3g0-QGo" target="_hplink">for the first time in over thirty years</a>. Three days later, they beat Sweden for the first time in colour. Two momentous results - the national team on the up again. Hip hip and tally ho. Yet the two big football stories of the week were about poppies and racism.
21/11/2011 12:09 GMT