Nadia Nadim is a former Afghan refugee who’s family fled the country 20 years ago when her father was killed by the Taliban. She fell in love with football during her time at a refugee camp in Denmark.
FC United of Manchester – the fan-owned football club going from strength to strength
The European Super League debacle prompted calls from Manchester United fans to rebalance the ‘current ownership structure in the favour of supporters,’ sparking a debate about fan ownership in football. But what does fan-owned football look like, and what are the benefits? Alex King spoke to FC United Manchester, the fan-owned football club in Moston founded by Manchester United refuseniks, to find out more.
‘Lifelong fans no longer matter’ – Manchester responds to news of European Super League
All six English clubs have now withdrawn from the Super League. However, Manchester’s football fans, MPs and local economy experts believe the aborted plan underlines a desperate need to democratise the beautiful game. The Meteor presents their views of the plans.