Wie der Fußball den Zerfall Jugoslawiens beschleunigte (How football accelerated the breakup of Yugoslavia)

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Interview for a German feature, published by Deutschlandfunk Kultur. The story explored Richard Mills' research topic, and used material from his 2018 monograph, The Politics of Football in Yugoslavia. Published to mark the 30th anniversary of the Maksimir Stadium Riot. 

Period10 May 2020

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleWie der Fußball den Zerfall Jugoslawiens beschleunigte
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletDeutschlandfunk Kultur
    Media typeWeb
    Duration/Length/Size3,000 words
    Description'How Football Accelerated the Breakup of Yugoslavia'. Feature written by the German journalist Ronny Blaschke. Published by Deutschlandfunk Kultur. Features interview material.
    Producer/AuthorRonny Blaschke
    PersonsRichard Mills


  • Yugoslavia
  • Germany
  • Football
  • Sport
  • Politics
  • War