Kicking from the left: the friendship of Celtic and FC St. Pauli supporters

  title={Kicking from the left: the friendship of Celtic and FC St. Pauli supporters},
  author={W Mcdougall},
  journal={Soccer \& Society},
  pages={230 - 245}
This chapter will explore the cross-national friendship that has developed between fans of Glasgow Celtic and FC St. Pauli of Hamburg. In accepting the claim of Utah Phillips that the long memory is the most radical idea in any country a historical approach to examining football fan culture and left wing ideology is adopted. This examines the representation of both clubs in the dominant discourses, the historical roots of both clubs and the touchstones of racism, nationalism and commercialism… 
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