Soccer & Society, Volume 21, 2020, Issue 8 | Organizing the World Cup : Organization, heritage and failing bids (1930 – 1998)


Organizing the World Cup in an historical perspective: new challenges and topics
Philippe Vonnard, Clément Astruc, Lorenzo Jalabert D’Amado & Nicola Sbetti
Pages: 841-847 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793630

Research Article

Montevideo 1930: reassessing the selection of the first World Cup host
Lorenzo Jalabert D’Amado
Pages: 848-860 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793621

Beyond the Maracanazo: the World Cup, diplomacy and the international exposure of Brazilian football in 1950
Clément Astruc
Pages: 861-875 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793622

Mexico 1970: football and multiple forms of modern nation-building during the 1970 World Cup
Axel Elías Jiménez
Pages: 876-888 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793623

Was football fascist? The 1934 World Cup in the postwar memory
Nicola Sbetti & Daniele Serapiglia
Pages: 889-903 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793624

40 years after victory: disputing memories over the 1978 World Cup in Argentina
Lívia Magalhães
Pages: 904-917 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793625

Fighting against oblivion: the legacy of the 1982 World Cup, or the first challenge of democratic Spain
Juan Simón
Pages: 918-931 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793626

Narrow miss: the failure of Argentina’s bid for the 1962 FIFA World Cup (1954-1956)
Lucie Hémeury
Pages: 932-945 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793627

A bid denied: the U.S. application to host the 1986 World Cup
George N. Kioussis
Pages: 946-959 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793628

‘The alternative bid’. The failure of Switzerland’s candidacy for the 1998 World Cup
Philippe Vonnard & Jérôme Berthoud
Pages: 960-973 | DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2020.1793629

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