Encyclopedia of British Football

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Richard William Cox, Dave Russell, Wray Vamplew
Frank Cass, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 372 pages
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This reference work aims to provide sports enthusiasts, journalists, librarians, students and scholars with an authorative source of information on a comprehensive range of subjects covering the history and organization of football in Britain. Over 250 entries focus on key organisations or individuals, famous clubs, major competitions, events, venues and incidents, institutions and organisations as well as key issues such as gender, racism, commercialization, professionalism and drugs, alcohol and football.

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User Review  - bluetyson - LibraryThing

A comprehensive look at soccer in England and the other countries of Britain. As well as the teams and people of note involved, it talks about organisation, administration, money and society. Sex ... Read full review

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User Review  - charlie68 - LibraryThing

For those people who need to know everything about football-soccer this book is for you. Lots of minutiae about the game. Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Richard Cox is a Department Chair of the Electrical/Robotics Department at Spokane Community College in Spokane, Washington. He is also a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 73.

Dave Russell is Reader in the History of Popular Culture at the University of Central Lancashire.

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