German philosopher Jurgen Habermas isn’t a fellow you’d expect to see talking about football. And you can carry on that expectation because he hasn’t.
However when I stumbled upon an article on the excellent Futfanatico whereby a very accomplished student plays Habermas in an interview, my days at university came flooding back. At the least the few days where I did study.
‘Habermastercard’, the creator of the genius ‘Public Sphere’ theory, would have some amazing things to say about the communicative and management sides of the game. We won’t ever hear them, but this guy has given it his best shot: