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Rise like a phoenix: the history of women’s football and the Women’s World Cup, 1869-2015
When Panini stickers issued its first edition for the Women’s World Cup in 2011 in Germany, it was hailed by many as progress and an important innovation. Like Hope Solo appearing on Dancing with the Stars, the Panini range ...
Given the Boot: Reading the Ambiguities of British and Continental Football Boot Design
The robust design of the mass-produced British football boot from the late nineteenth century onwards appeared to evolve rather slowly compared with subsequent lightweight, flexible ‘continental’ fabrication. However, with ...
A game for rough girls? A history of women's football in England
'From the first soccer Women's World Championship in 1991 to the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008: how capacity-building in small-scale tournaments can help win mega-even bids'
Event management is competitive as well as co operative. How do smaller nations or those without a track record of hosting major events build the human capacity to win larger bids. Through a case study of the 1991 women's ...
'Soccer Matters Very Much, Every Day': Player Migration and Motivation in Professional Women's Soccer.
Using elite interviews with PR China women's national team goalkeeper Gao Hong, Australia's Alison Forman and Irish-Canadian Ciara McCormack, this chapter explores the role of movement, migration and assimilation in ...
From Sportswear to Leisurewear: The Evolution of English Football League Shirt Design in the Replica Kit Era
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-03-01)
The football shirt is of iconic significance, defining a club's visual identity through its role as sporting uniform and fan identifier, providing a canvas for commercial interactions and increasingly acting as the focus ...