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The Evolution of English Sport

Author: Neil Wigglesworth

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136306440

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

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This work uses original material from clubs and sporting organizations to illuminate the evolution of sporting activity nation-wide. It relates these documents to themes such as commercialism and club fortunes. It concludes by discussing the outlook for English sport.
The Evolution of English Sport
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Neil Wigglesworth
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This work uses original material from clubs and sporting organizations to illuminate the evolution of sporting activity nation-wide. It relates these documents to themes such as commercialism and club fortunes. It concludes by discussing the outlook for English sport.
The Evolution of English Sport
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Neil Wigglesworth
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-11 - Publisher: Routledge

This work uses original material from clubs and sporting organizations to illuminate the evolution of sporting activity nation-wide. It relates these documents to themes such as commercialism and club fortunes. It concludes by discussing the outlook for English sport.
Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Stephen Wagg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-30 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The conventional history of sport, as conveyed by television and the sports press, has thrown up a great many apparent turning points, but knowledge of these apparently defining moments is often slight. This book offers readable, in-depth studies of a series of these watersheds in sport history and of the
Foundations of Managing Sporting Events
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Kevin D Tennent, Alex G. Gillett
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-05 - Publisher: Routledge

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, hosted in England. Unlike previous literature, which has tended to focus activities on the field, this book brings an institutional level approach to organizing the 1966 FIFA World Cup and examines the management process in the buildup and execution
Amateurs and Professionals in Post-War British Sport
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Dilwyn Porter, Adrian Smith
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This volume explores different facets of this phenomenon.