I am very surprised about India making so little progress in football, says Simon Kuper

Simon Kuper (Illustration: Saurabh Singh) SIMON KUPER has earned a reputation over the years as one of the world’s greatest football writers. A columnist with the Financial Times, 51-year-old Kuper is an author of several books on football, including perhaps the most influential of them all, Soccernomics, co-authored with sport economist Stefan Szymanski. His latest book, Barça: … Continue reading I am very surprised about India making so little progress in football, says Simon Kuper

“Voters Are Intelligent Enough to Distinguish Between Politicians and Football” — In Conversation with Simon Kuper

SIMON KUPER IS one of the world’s most renowned football writers. A widely read Financial Times columnist, Kuper, who co-authored Soccernomics with sports economist Stefan Szymanski, had been working on region-specific editions of their best-selling work. Recently, they came out with a revised edition of the book, drawing upon new market inputs and data. The 48-year-old Uganda-born British writer, … Continue reading “Voters Are Intelligent Enough to Distinguish Between Politicians and Football” — In Conversation with Simon Kuper