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popular, sectarian-class football culture of N. Irish society

Alastair McCarley

popular, sectarian-class football culture of N. Irish society

a sociological analysis.

by Alastair McCarley

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Published by The Author] in [s.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (D. Phil.) - University of Ulster, 1995.

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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL20718796M

  This article provides a critical discourse analysis of Scottish newspaper reports relating to football and ‘sectarianism’ in Scotland. It claims that there is a powerful and longstanding ideological ‘framing’ of sectarianism in sections of the Scottish press that is latently by: Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more.

The popularity of football has been reflected in the arts, books and films. Books have been written dealing with the culture, such as violence, surrounding football, as well as detailed histories of events or rivalries. Many clubs have one or more fanzines, one example being TOOFIF.   Celebrated for its relentless charm and enchanting mysticism, Ireland is a popular destination for travellers worldwide, known for all its Irish culture and Irish traditions. Most-known for its love of traditionsand customs, Ireland is rich in its patriotism and affinity for those things so quintessentially Celtic.

Traditionally, association football clubs in the Republic of Ireland have been classified as either senior, intermediate or junior. These classifications effectively categorise clubs who compete in national, provincial and county leagues respectively. Irish football possesses a complex history. Represented by the Republic of Ireland national football team and governed by the Football Association of Ireland, the sport is an incredibly popular piece of the nation’s culture. Beginning around , the country possessed just one national team, run by the Irish Football Association (IFA).


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Popular, sectarian-class football culture of N. Irish society by Alastair McCarley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The people's 'beautiful game'/'just another bloody Saturday afternoon': the popular, sectarian-class football culture of society; a sociological analysis. Author: McCarley, Alastair. This is essential reading for both people with an interest in Irish football history and the history of football in total.

It is the Marie Celeste tale of a tragic decision it was in hindsight to leave the league with such a good team, a and glorious history proud history and a very good ground to boot/5(5).

Combining theoretical and empirical contributions, the volume addresses a wide variety of topics such as the experiences of Muslims, the recruitment of African players, devolution and national identities, case studies of minority ethnic clubs, "mixed-race" players, multiculturalism and anti-racism, sectarianism, education, and covering the Cited by:   Extract.

Of all the cities of England and Scotland, Glasgow is most widely associated with sectarianism. As Bill Murray has remarked, the city is renowned for its religion, violence and football, three elements which crystallise in the uniquely bitter encounters between the city’s two major football clubs, Rangers and by: 9.

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Below is a brief review of some of the current research into sectarianism and sport in Northern Ireland: McGinley et al () “Socio-cultural identity and attitudes to sport in Northern Ireland”.File Size: KB.

Irish Soccer Historical Newspapers Books Of Newspaper Clippings From Irish Newspaper Archive. society generally, mainly in terms of history, heritage, culture, national and religious outlooks and attributes.

44 Celtic and its supporters are largely integrated into Scottish and British. Contrary to popular opinion, Irish football management did not begin with Jack Charlton. From the early days when Irish footballers travelled across the Irish Sea on ships, through to today's superstars, the role of the Irish manager has changed and this book charts their experiences as both players and as managers in the dugout.

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The film industry has had a growing presence in Northern Ireland. Actors Liam Neeson and Stephen Rea are internationally recognizable, and Kenneth Branagh, whose family left Northern Ireland when he was a child, found success as both an actor and a director.

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Sectarianism in Glasgow takes the form of religious and political sectarian rivalry between Roman Catholics and is reinforced by the fierce rivalry between Celtic F.C.

and Rangers F.C., the two football clubs known as the Old Firm, whose support is traditionally predominantly Catholic and Protestant respectively. [citation needed] A report for Glasgow City Council indicated.

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Popular Culture National Football League Irish Identity Commercial Sponsorship County Colour These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm by: 7. In summary, Celtic Football Club was founded in as an Irish Roman Catholic sectarian and political entity, by a priest of dubious Christian morality and wealthy "businessmen" whom it would seem had few values if any.

Gaelic Football can be described as a mixture of soccer and rugby, although it predates both of those games. An integral sport within the Gaelic Athletic Association, it is a field game played throughout Ireland which has developed as a distinct game similar to the progression of Australian Rules Football.

The debut novel of former army machine gunner Kevin Powers, the book was listed as one of The New York Times' Most Notable Books of and also picked up the Guardian First Book Award and. These links to the hostilities across the Irish Sea fuelled the violence that was once commonplace at Old Firm games but is now becoming a thing of the past.

Safe seating and better policing have played their part in this, as have broader changes in the make-up of Scottish society mirrored in football. In particular, it focuses on one sport, football, and on the success of the Republic of Ireland's football team sinceand assesses the impact that has had on Irish national identity.

It argues that the political impact of that success mirrors and thus reinforces changes of identity that are taking place in Ireland, and does so in two by:   Two main ideas run throughout the book: first, that over the centuries, a number of distinctive features emerged in how the Irish participated in sport, although, as Rouse shows, not all sports played in Ireland were either uniquely or distinctively Irish; second, that in many ways the Irish love of sport was simply part of a much wider human.It’s More than a Ball Game: Scottish Football and Culture.

Gerry Hassan. February 14 th The state and importance of Scottish football both fascinates and repels large parts of Scotland – but there can be little doubt that the condition of the game and how we see it throws light on Scottish culture and society.