James Bridget Gordon

James Bridget Gordon

I'm a writer.

I'm a writer based in Chicago. I write primarily about art, sports, queer politics, and pop culture.

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Conflicting Stories On Homophobia In English Football Show Much Work Remains

Homophobia in the English game has been in the news a lot this week— and for gay players and fans, the news is decidedly mixed.

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Throwback Thursday: Brazil vs Italy (June 21st, 1970)

This week we look back at the 1970 World Cup Final, and the individual legacy in a team sport.

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That Time Donald Trump Helped With The League Cup Draw

"We didn’t bother explaining it to him."

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Brazil Legend Carlos Alberto Has Passed Away

Legendary Brazilian footballer Carlos Alberto has passed away following a heart attack near his home in Rio. He was 72 years old.

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WATCH: Hilarious Slapstick Comedy Bit In The USL Championship Final

What happened next, to be honest, defies belief.

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5 Big Stories from the Premier League: Week 9

None of the big fish were on their best days this weekend, but it still made for entertaining football.


Steven Gerrard May Or May Not Be Retiring Soon - The Liverpool Offside

The former Liverpool skipper’s Instagram post led some media outlets to report the end of his playing career


Liverpool 2, West Brom 1: Right Under The Wire

A nervy final 10 minutes belied a quietly dominant performance by the Reds; Sadio Mané and Philippe Coutinho produce elegant goals to push Liverpool to second in the Premier League


Klopp Talk: We Still Have Work To Do On Set Pieces

The Liverpool boss says he’s satisfied with the result and the way the team played but that further improvements are necessary


Luis Suárez Rules Out A Second Spell At Liverpool

The Uruguayan #9 who thrilled Reds fans and nearly brought a title home says he wants to retire at Barcelona


Klopp Dismisses Mourinho's Post-Match Whining

The Liverpool manager brushed off his counterpart’s comments suggesting the Reds are overrated

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The Champions League Final Could Be Held Outside Of Europe

A Champions League Final held in New York has long been the subject of jokes and “God, I wish” kinds of daydreaming. But there are new indications that it might actually happen some day.

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Didier Drogba Backs Down, Will Finish Out The Season At Montreal

Plenty of people— me included— assumed we wouldn’t see Drogba in a Montreal shirt again. We may have spoken too soon.