Listen to audio recordings of FSF sessions:


See sessions page here.


See sessions page here.


See sessions page here.


See sessions page here.


Soccer documentaries in Buenos Aires and Zanzibar—Alex Galarza and Megan Shutzer

Doctor Socrates: Footballer, Philosopher, Legend by Andrew Downie

The Language of the Game by Laurent Dubois

One Goal by Amy Bass

The Away Game by Sebastian Abbot

It’s Football, Not Soccer (and Viceversa) by Stefan Szymanski and Silke-Maria Weineck


The Promised Land by Anthony Clavane

Under The Lights and in the Dark: Untold Stories of Women’s Soccer by Gwendolyn Oxenham

Obrigado: A Futebol Epic by David Kilpatrick


Men in the Arena by J. R. Biersmith – December 15

The Xhosa Maradona by Tarminder Kaur – October 27

Soccer and Politics in the Middle East by James Dorsey – September 19

Envisioning the City through Soccer in the Brazilian Amazon, 1914-2014 by Chris Brown – March 31

The Ugly Game: The Corruption of FIFA and the Qatari Plot to Buy the World Cup – February 11


The 2015 Women’s World Cup: Impact and Aftermath – December 1

Dreaming of a Sports City in Buenos Aires with Alex Galarza – November 12

The English Press and Anglo-German Football with Christoph Wagner – October 14

FIFA in Crisis – June 4

Football in Zambia with Hikabwa Chipande – March 26

Fútbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America with Joshua Nadel – February 11


Women’s Football: Global Perspectives with Jean Williams, Martha Saavedra, Gwen Oxenham, and a co-written piece by Brenda Elsey and Joshua Nadel – December 11

Thirty-One-Nil with James Montague – October 30

The Country of Football with Roger Kittleson – September 25

State of the Football Studies Field – March 25

The Making of Les Bleus with Lindsay Krasnoff – February 12


Independent Fútbol Writing in a Digital Age with Jonathan Wilson – December 5

Football in the Middle East with Alon Raab and James Dorsey – November 14

Africa’s World Cup with Peter Alegi and Chris Bolsmann – October 24

Soccernomics with Stefan Szymanski and Simon Kuper – April 16

U.S. Soccer History with Apostolov, Logan, and McCabe – February 26


Jun Stinson and Gwen Oxenham: The 90th Minute and Women’s Pro Soccer – December 5

Javier Pescador: Mexican fans in U.S. – Sep. 26

David Goldblatt: The Ball is Round – part 2 – March 16

Once in a Lifetime – Guest: Ray Hudson – February 24


Football in the Classroom – November 9

Jennifer Doyle: Women’s Football – April 18

Julio Frydenberg, Rodrigo Daskal, y Mariano Gruschetsky: Fútbol, Historia, y Política – February 17


Laurent Dubois: Soccer Empire – November 16

David Goldblatt: The Ball is Round – part 1 – October 20

Chris Gaffney: Temples of the Earthbound Gods – September 22

Bob Edelman: Spartak Moscow (March 2010)

Roger Magazine: Golden and Blue Like My Heart (February 2010)

John Turnbull, Alon Raab: The Global Game (January 2010)