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Staying ‘healthy’ to win: The training of professional footballers, 1880-1939.
Footballers are unique compared to most other workers. Their output is not only a performance but it has traditionally been condensed into 90 minutes on a Saturday afternoon. Unlike other entertainers no two performances ...
Metatarsals and magic sponges: English football and the development of sports medicine.
(North American Society for Sport History, 2007-05)
This article looks at the development of sports medicine within Britain using professional soccer as a case study. It explores the relationship between sport and medicine within wider society and argues that a cultural ...
Managing the media: The changing relationship between football managers and the media.
This article examines how the relationship between the media and football managers has evolved over the twentieth century. In particular, it argues that before the late 1960s, the print media largely shaped perceptions of ...