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#1Zack Blumberg (UM: University of Michigan)
#2Andrei S. Markovits (UM: University of Michigan)H-Index: 15
With the formation of Major League Soccer (MLS) in 1996 the United States joined the soccer world by featuring a profession league on the very top of its soccer pyramid. However, over the past 25 y...
#1Celia Valiente (Charles III University of Madrid)H-Index: 7
#1Pål Augestad (Sewanee: The University of the South)
#2Mats Bruu (Sewanee: The University of the South)
Last. Frode Telseth (Sewanee: The University of the South)
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#1Anthony K. Kerr (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 6
#2Aaron J. Wijeratne (Pearson Education)
In a bid to revive soccer’s fortunes in Australia, the A-League was created whereby private franchises represented the country’s major cities. This article examines the Melbourne Heart FC and the e...
#1Francisco Javier López Frías (PSU: Pennsylvania State University)H-Index: 5
#2María Josefa García Cirac (University of Salamanca)
#1Jorge Dorfman Knijnik (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 8
#2Martha Newson (University of Oxford)H-Index: 6
Processes of group formation and social identity are key to understanding human behaviour in social domains. In football, ‘Ultras’ groups are currently considered the most visible style of fandom a...
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#1Chuka Onwumechili (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 1
#2Unwana Akpan (University of Lagos)H-Index: 1
Last. Unwana Akpan (University of Lagos)
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There is a growing body of academic studies on international migration of football labour. Most of the migrations occur as a result of economic disparities with footballers leaving poor economies, ...
#1Jo Grønlund (Sewanee: The University of the South)
The township of Soweto is formally a part of the Johannesburg Metropole and is home to an estimated 1.3 million people. While this famous high-density suburb has served as a subject for a broad spe...
#1Andrew Novak (GMU: George Mason University)H-Index: 5
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