Sport in History, Volume 42, 2022, Issue 1


Education and football: a history of the cultural accommodation of British association football into Japanese society
Dale Whitfield
Pages: 1-23 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1919188

Early association football in Ireland: Embryonic diffusion outside Ulster, 1877–1882
Martin Moore
Pages: 24-48 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1873830

Open Access
‘The game of football is quite unsuitable for females and ought not to be encouraged’: a comparative analysis of the 1921 English Football Association ban on women’s football in Britain and Ireland
Fiona Skillen, Helena Byrne, John Carrier & Gary James
Pages: 49-75 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.2025415

FIFA as referee of the match Israel-Palestine from 1920 to 2020: an institutional approach
Philippe Broda
Pages: 76-95 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1829690

The Father of Football Fiction? A.S. Hardy and the popularisation of Association Football fiction in the boys’ story papers of the Amalgamated Press, c1900–1939
Alexander Jackson
Pages: 96-125 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1886161


‘This heart-rending and world-shattering news’: gender, emotion, and transnationalism in the Bill Shankly retirement letters
Alan McDougall
Pages: 126-151 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1931420

Book Reviews

A crucible of modern sport: the early development of football in Sheffield
by Graham Curry, New York, Nova, 2018, xxv + 236 pp., $195.00 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-53613-090-4
Martyn Dean Cooke
Pages: 152-153 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1743009

Soccer diplomacy: international relations and football since 1914
edited by Heather L. Dichter, Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 2020, 270 pp., $40 (hardback), 978-0-8131-7951-3
Jon Dart
Pages: 154-156 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.2024975

Education, retirement and career transitions for ‘black’ ex-professional footballers: from being idolised to stacking shelves
by Paul Ian Campbell, Bingley, Emerald Publishing, 2020, 128 pp., £40 (paperback), ISBN: 978-1-83867-041-2
Conor Curran
Pages: 156-158 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1898222

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