Away From Home

The Athletic

Away From Home


Critic Rating

The Athletic is given inside access to leading Ukrainian football club Shakhtar Donetsk as they compete against the world's best teams despite being unable to play at home - in their own stadium - due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The Athletic's Adam Crafton and Joey D'Urso travelled with the team to gather first-hand accounts of the extraordinary challenges in the lives of players and staff as they compete against the world's best players on the biggest stage under unprecedented, ever-changing circumstances.

Critic Reviews

Score: 4.5

Patricia Nicol • The Times UK Nov 20, 2022

"It’s quite a story, and all credit to The Athletic’s young reporting team of Adam Crafton, Joey D’Urso and the producer Abi Paterson for seeing its potential."

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