We are very pleased to announce a very exciting opportunity for football scholars involved in all aspects of the game. Routledge have signed off a new book series on Critical Research in Football led by Football Collective members. Dr Peter Millward, Dr... Continue Reading →
By Leslie Crang ‘Punk football’ as noted by Keoghan (2014) is ‘to unite the collective strength of the supporters to raise as much money as they could to help the [football] club out financially.’ Although, Jim Keoghan’s book ‘Punk Football:... Continue Reading →
Funded Opportunities Sociology of Football (Deadline July 31st) Teesside University are currently recruiting up to 25 Graduate Tutor Positions These roles offer an exciting opportunity to begin a fast track academic career, undertaking PhD level research whilst also gaining experience... Continue Reading →
By Alexandra Culvin In this post, Alex provides an insight into her PhD research, which seeks to examine women’s experiences of working as a professional footballer in the UK. The purpose of my research is to explore how women negotiate their... Continue Reading →
Street Football Association themed PhD/Graduate Teaching Assistant position advertised at Leeds Beckett University, Carnegie School of Sport Men and women who are experiencing homelessness consistently report poor health and are amongst the most excluded groups in society and this forms... Continue Reading →
Much attention will be focused towards the on-the-pitch performances of professional football clubs this coming weekends as Wembley is set to host the FA Cup semi-finals, yet professional football clubs are having an increasing impact off the pitch, notably for health.... Continue Reading →
We are pleased to promote a very exciting PhD opportunity on behalf of Football Collective member Dr Stacey Pope. The details of the PhD position: Women in a ‘Man’s World’: A Study of Women Working in Leadership Positions in Men’s... Continue Reading →
In this article newly qualified doctoral academic Alex Bond writes about his thesis, its contribution to the literature, its disciplinary (or multidisciplinary) focus, and results which shed new light on ‘The Football Consumer’. By Alex Bond The landscape of sport... Continue Reading →
Dr Tom Webb of the University of Portsmouth and of The Football Collective provides insight into his latest research.
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