“The revolution will inevitably awaken in the British working class the deepest passions which have been diverted along artificial channels with the aid of football.”
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Every team needs a fourth international, though expect plenty of red cards for dissent. The quote is genuine, taken from Trotsky’s 1925 Where is Britain Going? Though his prediction of an impending British revolution hasn’t proved quite as prescient as his analysis of the drain on class consciousness the obsession with football can provide.