famous teams
the fans
home and away
social context
the game

[ parts: intro | proud beginnings | women in football | outside influence | hooliganism | the changing game | community ]

Social Context:
Content and Introduction

Football is seen as the national game, despite claims from fans of golf, rugby and cricket. No game exists outwith the society it is played, and football has both benefitted and lost from social tensions that lie beyond its control.

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