Musa Okwonga is a writer, broadcaster, poet, musician, communications adviser and commentator on current affairs, including culture, politics, sport, race and sexuality.
30 April 2012 10:47 AM
I think that Roy Hodgson’s appointment infuriates so many of us because it shows us what we really are: we are outsiders, peering up at football’s elite.
23 April 2012 06:05 PM
Last week Ched Evans, the leading goalscorer for Championship aspirants Sheffield United, was convicted for rape.
29 February 2012 10:42 AM
There is an agonised howl that Cristiano Ronaldo has made his hallmark. You see it whenever a rival, typically a goalkeeper, denies him glory. Last weekend, there’s a good chance that he was howling again in private.
07 February 2012 12:39 PM
If, in 2012, cats are the new streakers, then they are definitely to be welcomed. They look better naked, for one thing, and they also seem to be a fan of games involving three-man central midfields.
03 February 2012 03:09 PM
It's been a notable week for the loss of titles: first Fred Goodwin, formerly a knight of the realm, and now John Terry, formerly captain of England.
03 January 2012 03:02 PM
And so we come to it at last: one of the most controversial sporting issues of modern times. It says a great deal for the sensitivity surrounding the Patrice Evra – Luis Suárez case that, towards the end of 2011, I was more cautious in expressing a view on this issue than I was on Israel and Palestine.
18 November 2011 12:35 PM
Two of the Premier League’s biggest stars are alleged to have made racist comments. With these cases pending, it’s easy to see why the Premier League released such a colourless statement.
17 November 2011 11:35 AM
You see, on one level, what Blatter said can be laughed off as the fumblings of an out-of-touch fool. “Rise above it”, etc. Except you can’t rise above it, and that’s the whole point. Blatter is the top dog.
16 November 2011 11:41 AM
The only thing greater than the intensity of the UK riots was the confusion with which they were later dissected.
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