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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 ...
(ELLE UK Magazine, 2015)
Amateur and Professional Debates in European women's Football 1950-1980
This conference presentation gave an overview of the development of female football player migration and labour issues from the 1950s to the 1980s. It explored different kinds of movement and migration as well as characterising ...
The Night Lingers and other stories
(Blue Morpho Press, 2015-04-25)
A singer waits for her big chance on a TV talent show, but will she go on? A teenager has a crisis while babysitting for her little sister. A call centre operative has a busy day, is accused of being Sanjay from India, and ...
Miss Ludy and The Paris Women’s Olympic Games in 1922
This paper focuses on the life of one 'Olympian' who remains unacknowledged by the IOC. The American flag bearer in the 1922 Paris Women's Olympic Games, Lucille Ellerbe Godbold (1900-1981). One of seven children from a ...
Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body – Introduction
This is an introductory essay for the editied collection entitled ‘Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body’. As well as giving an overview of the six articles in the collection, the introduction seeks to give an overview of sport ...
The Troll book 1: The boy with the sliver of ice in his heart
(Blue Morpho Press, 2015-07-17)
Three friends. A dark secret from their past. An internet troll threatening to tell the world. Welcome to THE TROLL; the creepy, page turning psychological thriller series from the prize winning author of The Killing ...
(Council Child Productions/Anderson Shelter Productions, 2015-03)
Starcross is a story of doomed love in the 21st Century. When CONOR meets HOLLIE, they fall for each other. They feel like they’ve known each other forever. But there’s a massive reason why their love can never happen.
‘Tri-ang Strong Toys’: Lines Brothers and British Motor Sport in the Inter-War Period
This article explores the confluence of British motor sport, toy car manufacture and leisure during the period from 1919 to 1939. Mass- production toy-making had been bound up with the manufacture of sporting and fancy ...
Olympism and Pastoralism in British Sporting Literature
(Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2015-07-30)
This chapter explores the pastoralism of early modern British sport, evident in the first printed texts in English. These processes accelerated from 1612 onwards, as versions of “Olimpick,” “Ho-Limpyc,” “Olympian,” and ...