A New Formation

A New Formation

How Black Footballers Shaped the Modern Game

Reviews

  • A New Formation tells the stories of these legends in their own words on their own terms. This is cultural expression, social history and black pride at its finest.
    Observer

About the author

Calum Jacobs

Calum Jacobs is a writer, editor and creative practitioner from south London who draws on sociology, history and culture to explore the liminality of Black British life. In 2017, he launched CARICOM Magazine, a print and online platform dedicated to discussing football and broader culture through a Black lens. Jacobs is also a contributor to various sport and culture publications, and has worked on creative projects for agencies and brands. A New Formation is his first book.
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