Pat Nevin and Neville Gabie discuss the sculptural qualities of goalposts and how they become a way of understanding the city, landscape or community they are found in.

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Pat Nevin’s 20 year long career as a professional footballer saw him appear for both Chelsea and Everton and earn 28 caps for Scotland. He has since gone on to work as a radio and TV presented for the BBC, write for every national broadsheet and author a book on psychology in sport. TateShots took Nevin to the Olympic Park in East London to talk with the artist in residence Neville Gabie, who’s Playing Away series, a photographic project based on goalposts from all over the world, is in the Tate collection. Nevin and Gabie discussed the sculptural qualities of goalposts and how they become a way of understanding the city, landscape and community they are found in.