I’ve just done a quick piece over at the Guardian’s Comment is Free on the portents of Chelsea and Manchester City’s successes this season.

It’s not as developed an argument as I’d like given the word constraints, but I think it gets to the essential point – that sport everywhere is demonstrating that when it comes to the challenges of our age, it at best doesn’t care, but more regularly takes the side that puts it against democracy, human rights, equality and environmental justice.

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