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Early Football and the Emergence of Modern Soccer, c.1840-1880
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-06)
The origins of the modern football codes have attracted considerable attention from historians of sport over the past two decades, resulting in a vigorous debate between the self-described ‘revisionists’, led by Adrian ...
A History of the World Cup in 24 Objects
(International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University and the National Football Museum, 2014-05-10)
The idea for a football world cup grew out of the popularity of Olympic football tournaments; an increasing number of international competitions and improved communications networks in global sport. This booklet uses twenty ...
Grassroots Diplomacy through Coach Education: Americans, Jordanians and Tajiks
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-11-10)
Two coach-to-coach sport diplomacy exchange programmes run between 2012 and 2015 in Jordan Tajikistan, funded by U.S. State Department’s International Sports Programming Initiative, used soccer to promote grassroots ...
‘A Noble Game Became Degraded”: The rise and fall of professional football in Middlesbrough, 1889-1894
(North East History Journal, 2014)
This article examines the brief life of Middlesbrough Ironopolis Football Company Limited between its formation in 1889 and its subsequent liquidation in 1894. It was in 1889 that the membership of Middlesbrough Football ...