Olympic Football

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The decision to enter a 'Team GB' in the Olympic football competition has provoked a furious debate within the home nations, with the decision of the Welsh, Scottish and Northern Ireland football authorities not to formally endorse the proposal. Issues of the nation state and national identity, and the politicisation of sport are examined in this case study.

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* Olympic Football.docx (116.72KB)

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AuthorsElesa Zehndorfer
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