The return of street football

Issue 1529

The return of street football

Street Soccer Nations Cup
The most beautiful aspect of the beautiful game will be brought into focus as the Street Soccer Nations Cup kicks off for the first time in Dundee this week. It gives a platform to players who have helped turn their lives around through taking part in projects that offered support and a sense of community.

Adrian Dunbar
The Line of Duty star is back as a crooning copper in ITV’s Ridley. We find out what makes the all-singing star tick and speak to Richard Hawley to find out what he makes of Dunbar’s takes on his tunes.

Swimming in sewage
As beaches across large areas of England and Wales have become contaminated with sewage pollution, we dive in to find out how we ended up in this state.

Tony Blackburn
This week’s Letter To My Younger Self is with legendary DJ Tony Blackburn who takes us back to days of pirate radio and winning I’m A Celeb…

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