Original article published here. On November 23rd and 24th, the annual conference of the Football Collective, a dedicated multidisciplinary international network of over 200 academics and sports practitioners, was held at the University of Limerick. Organized by Dr James Carr,... Continue Reading →
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By Dr Joel Rookwood - @JoelRookwood The Cup of African Nations has been staged at fluctuating intervals since its inception in 1957, from an annual to quadrennial basis, across 19 different states. CAF – the Confederation of African football –... Continue Reading →
The Football Collective conference guests were fortunate to view this incredible and insightful film from Dr Joel Rookwood. This is one to watch. The Other World Cup - Football Across Borders from joel rookwood on Vimeo. Read more about... Continue Reading →
Our Chair at the Future Football conference, Professor Jean Williams offers an insight into her research, Football by design: World Cup posters 1930-2014. The event was held at FC United’s Broadhurst Park on 30th November 2016.
We are delighted to announced the Future Football: a design for life, conference will feature a new film by Dr Joel Rookwood. An overview of the film is provided below and will no-doubt be a highlight of the day and... Continue Reading →
By Pete Millward In “World Cup 2022 and Qatar’s construction projects: Relational power in networks and relational responsibilities to migrant workers,” Peter Millward (Liverpool John Moores University, UK) explores the relational power and responsibilities to migrant workers on physical infrastructure projects... Continue Reading →
Mark Doidge, University of Brighton Barely had the Euro 2016 championships begun and the French city of Marseille saw England fans clashing with rival Russians and police. Inevitably it brings back memories of the notorious English hooliganism in the port... Continue Reading →
Football, filmmaking and mega-events