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Does British football have a problem tackling sexism?

Content warning: rape Three days after being found guilty of raping a 19-year-old woman, Chedwyn Evans was included in the 2012 PFA League One Team of the Year. At the time, the animosity surrounding the case seemed to obscure the fact that the PFA considered three days an adequate period to let bygones be bygones. […]

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Lessons of Evans conviction ignored following Johnson arrest

Trigger Warning: Rape  Several months have passed since many were forced to grapple with the nature of consent following convicted rapist Ched Evans’ release from prison. Many hoped that the media furore surrounding Evans’ case would open up a nationwide discussion that ultimately left the population more educated and with increased awareness of the nuances […]

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Oldham’s Ched Evans U-Turn might be the right decision for Football…

The Ched Evans saga took another extraordinary twist earlier this month when it emerged Oldham Athletic were the latest club set to sign the disgraced forward following his release from prison. Ultimately, however, following substantial pressure from various sponsors as well as opposition from both inside and outside the club, the League One side duly […]