ESTEGHLAL X PERSEPOLIS – THE IRANIAN CAULDRON OF EMOTIONS

Rivalries are the lifeblood of football. Whether it be social class issues, religious disputes or battles for the power of the city, these matches define the game. Studies on football fans have shifted focus away from ‘exceptional fans’ to the study of ‘every day fans’ and their experiences. The traditional view of rivalries was how the exceptional, hooligan-like fans would go toe-to-toe and fight for … Continue reading ESTEGHLAL X PERSEPOLIS – THE IRANIAN CAULDRON OF EMOTIONS