The Globalist's Top Ten Books in 2016: The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer
“The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer has helped me immensely with great information and perspective.”
Bob Bradley, former US and Egyptian national coach
"James Dorsey’s The Turbulent World of Middle Eastern Soccer (has) become a reference point for those seeking the latest information as well as looking at the broader picture."
Alon Raab in The International Journal of the History of Sport
“Dorsey’s blog is a goldmine of information.”Play the Game"Your expertise is clearly superior when it comes to Middle Eastern soccer."
Andrew Das, The New York Times soccer blog Goal."No one is better at this kind of work than James Dorsey"David Zirin, Sports Illustrated
"Essential Reading"Change FIFA"A fantastic new blog'Richard Whitall of A More Splendid Life"James combines his intimate knowledge of the region with a great passion for soccer"Christopher Ahl, Play the Game"An excellent Middle East Football blog"James Corbett, Inside World Football
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Less than a year from Brazil 2014, in Egypt and Turkey alike, the stadiums give the pulse of the protests and the people
Saturday, November 23, 2013
What it means to call the bombing of Iran's embassy in Beirut 'sectarian violence' (JMD quoted on Global Post)
Syria's civil war is increasingly seen as stoking a regional conflict based on religious differences. But don't forget about political motives, analysts say.
“The danger is that the imposition of a sectarian narrative begins to live a life of its own.”~James M. Dorsey