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Punk Football
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Jim Keoghan
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-23 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

Punk Football tells the story of how supporters have made the incredible journey from the terraces to the boardroom. The fan-ownership movement has touched every echelon of the game. There have been highs and lows, successes and failures, but through it all the dogged determination of fans to be more
New Perspectives on Association Football in Irish History
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: Conor Curran, David Toms
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-23 - Publisher: Routledge

This book assesses association football’s history and development in Ireland from the late 1870s until the early twenty-first century. It focuses on four key themes—soccer’s early development before and after partition, the post-Emergency years, coaching and developing the game, and supporters and governance. In particular, it examines key topics such
Punk Football
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jim Keoghan
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-04 - Publisher: Pitch Pub

Punk Football tells the story of how supporters have made the incredible journey from the terraces to the boardroom. Initially intrigued by the rise of AFC Wimbledon, the supporter-owned club set up after Wimbledon FC’s relocation to Milton Keynes, Jim Keoghan was drawn into a world in which ordinary fans
Lower League Football in Crisis
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Daniel Ziesche
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-01 - Publisher: Springer Nature

While the field of football studies has produced an abundance of literature on professional, top-league football, there is little research output to do with the non-top level football. This book explores the relationship between the top and lower leagues, laying open the drastic schisms that exist between the different levels.
Football in Neo-Liberal Times
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Peter Kennedy, David Kennedy
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-05 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers an original Marxist critique of the European football business. It argues that the Marxist account of the difference between profits and surplus value is crucial to an understanding of the fluid and contradictory nature of the commodification of football. Section one analyses the nature of modern professional