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The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Gary James

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This book provides a distinctive and original contribution to the historiography of sport, adding considerably to our understanding of the origins of soccer within the Manchester region. It is the ... More


The Leaguers: The Making of Professional Football in England, 1900–1939

Matthew Taylor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236399
eISBN:
9781846313486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313486
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Football Association of England has become a multi-billion pound industry. But how did English football become not only the defining sport of the nation but also one of the most successful sports ... More


Governing Football

in The Leaguers: The Making of Professional Football in England, 1900–1939

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236399
eISBN:
9781846313486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236399.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the governance of professional football in England. It describes the institutional framework and ideological environment within which the League developed and its policies were ... More


The earliest club

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The growth of football in Manchester saw clubs such as Manchester Football Club, the ‘absolute pioneers’ of rugby in the region, established in 1860, with several other clubs also being founded, ... More


Organisation and competition

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00014
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Across the Manchester conurbation discussions were occurring during the early 1880s on how the city’s soccer playing community could strengthen. This chapter discusses how the growing network of ... More


Moderns

Robert Colls

in This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760-1960

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198208334
eISBN:
9780191874543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198208334.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 8 examines the zeal for Association Football as the game moderns play. It starts by leaving the playing fields of Eton to describe an altogether different sort of sporting life on the streets ... More


School, work and leisure

Gary James

in The Emergence of Footballing Cultures: Manchester, 1840-1919

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526114471
eISBN:
9781526146762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526114495.00019
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Focusing on non-professional footballing activity, this chapter provides an assessment of how the game developed within schools during the early twentieth century. It also considers how, by 1919, the ... More


An “American” Game of Football

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

In 1887, following a badly managed game between Princeton and Yale, the constitution of the Intercollegiate Football Association is amended by a diverse committee under Camp’s leadership comprising ... More


“Having Waited in Vain”

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Camp is employed in 1884 by the New Haven Clock Company (NHCC) and begins work that fall in the company’s New York City store. In 1885 Harvard’s faculty athletic committee bans football at Harvard as ... More


“What Does Walter Think?”

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Over a two- or three-year period, sports equipment manufacturer and retailer A. G. Spalding & Bros. replaces Wright and Ditson as publisher of American football’s rules and in 1891 begins a new ... More


Rivalry Demands Rules

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Harvard alleges Princeton’s 1889 football team includes professional players, paid for playing baseball in the summer. Camp proposes the first eligibility provision in the Intercollegiate Football ... More


Working in an Ever-Changing Environment

Jim Host and Eric A. Moyen

in Changing the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179551
eISBN:
9780813179582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179551.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Host lost the broadcast rights for University of Kentucky sports in 1980, so he turned his attention to other ventures. He met with the athletic directors of the Southwest Conference (including Frank ... More


Officially Under Way

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

The American system of residential colleges is conducive to athletic play in the colleges and to student management of intercollegiate athletic competition. Rugby becomes more widely accepted by ... More


Damn Yankees and Relocations 1964 and 1965

David George Surdam

in The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039140
eISBN:
9780252097126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039140.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the issue of franchise relocation. Legislators had two main concerns throughout the series of hearings: to procure teams for their constituents while avoiding losing teams via ... More


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