David Goldblatt

David Goldblatt was born in London; lives in Bristol, England; and teaches in Los Angeles. He is the author of The Ball is Round: A Global History of Soccer and Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil through Soccer.

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July 11 2014 11:04 AMWorld Cup Dummy: The Myth of Jogo Bonito EditionHowler’s World Cup podcast on the semifinals, national soccer identities, and FIFA’s policy on head injuries.
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July 2 2014 12:28 PMWorld Cup Dummy: The Tim Howard Is Everywhere EditionHowler’s World Cup podcast on the United States’ loss to Belgium.
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June 24 2014 3:50 PMMexico’s Coach Miguel Herrera Is Pleasingly Rectangular
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June 13 2014 5:10 PMWorld Cup Dummy: No Doves Were Killed in the Making of This PodcastHowler’s World Cup podcast on the tourney opener, the scene in Brazil, and the U.S. national team.
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July 8 2014 5:27 PMWorld Cup Dummy: The Dutch, Masters of Gamesmanship EditionHowler’s World Cup podcast on diving, which U.S. players impressed European scouts, and a tough tournament for African teams.
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June 27 2014 3:24 PMChewing Over Luis Suárez’s Latest Bite
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June 17 2014 5:18 PMJohn Brooks’ Disbelief at Scoring a Game-Winning Goal Was a Beautiful World Cup Moment
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June 10 2014 11:24 AMHow the Brazilian Government Tried to Stamp Out the Country’s Soccer Protests
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