Tag: Calum Mechie

19 May, 2014

Calum Mechie

Bannockburns’ Shortfalls

Robert Crawford misses some of the story by telescoping seven centuries of history into the legacy of one battle.


28 October, 2013

Calum Mechie

A Socialist and A Saint

Some say football is a matter of life and death, but David Peace has revealed why, for Bill Shankly, it was so much more than that.


10 June, 2013

Calum Mechie and Simon Morley

Neutralising Orwell

The prize which bears George Orwell's name pays no homage to the polemical principles which charged his work.


18 March, 2013

Calum Mechie

Laptops for Goalposts

Jonathan Wilson's history of the goalkeeper emerges as an allegory for the passionate but peripheral role of the football fan.


21 January, 2013

Calum Mechie

The Politics of George Orwell Day