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Face to face

Richard Tur

Richard Tur

Watching football can damage your empathy; attending a Supporters Summit can repair it. During a game, it feels good to support your side and to be part of the ‘us’ that’s battling against ‘them’. The damage occurs if you hold onto that attitude after the final whistle and start thinking of opposing supporters as enemies in real life. Meeting other fans at the summit on Saturday was a good way to dismantle stereotypes and see people as people. Continue reading