World Cup 2018
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Ahead of Friday’s World Cup draw, FIFA has released the design of the official poster for the competition which features Lev Yashin, the Soviet goalkeeper who played in four finals
London director Gundeep Anand is hoping to bring communities together through street football tournament The Last Stand
A forthcoming book will chart the design history of each of the crests of the 47 football clubs to have played in the Premier League since its inception in 1992
The Italian football club has abandoned its visual heritage in an ambitious new growth strategy
Branding agency DixonBaxi has created the on-air identity for the Premier League, designing show titles, infographics and a motion graphics system inspired by the movement of the game and DesignStudio’s earlier rebrand. Aporva Baxi talks us through the process
Manchester agency Music has designed a new visual identity for five-a-side pitch provider Powerleague, creating a custom logo in the style of a football club crest for each of its 50 centres
Enough of the ‘blah blah blah’ says Adidas in new ad campaign
A new book from designers Craig Oldham and Rick Banks pays tribute to a disappearing football tradition – the undershirt goal celebration
Ronaldo shows off some surprisingly good acting chops in the six minute-long film.
Redesigning football club badges is notoriously tricky, with passionate fans and a hostile press ready to pounce on any false move. That process can be even more problematic when the club in question is facing relegation, as SomeOne found out when its redesign of Aston Villa’s badge was announced. We talk to ECD Gary Holt about the project
Football magazine When Saturday Comes publishes its 350th issue today and celebrates three decades of covering the game with a new digital archive that now includes every issue going back to 1986. Well known for documenting all aspects of the sport, it has built up a huge photographic archive – we spoke to WSC art editor Doug Cheeseman about this unrivalled collection of images.
YouTube channel Copa90 is disrupting the world of football broadcasting by ignoring rights to matches and focusing instead on stories of the game from the point of view of fans. In doing so, it has attracted over a million subscribers, sponsorship from a range of brands, and the elusive millennial audience.