The Agrarian Question and ‘The Critics of Marx’ might not be the most obvious place to find the tactical masterplan to re-organise a midfield drifting into non-activity. An early proponent of route one, Lenin’s team kept their eyes on one step forwards, not too many backwards, towards the other lot’s six-yard box. Leninist football rejects the appeal of a talented but disorderly squad in favour of the centrality of class upfront. Never mind United, Philosophy Football’s latest T- shirt features the one, only and original ‘Red Army’, preparing to conquer all opposition.
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