A Cultural History of Association Football in Scotland, 1865-1902: Understanding Sports As a Way of Understanding Society by Matthew L. Mcdowell
English | Apr. 15, 2013 | ISBN: 0773445250 | 455 Pages | PDF | 14 MB
This book studies on how soccer became professionalized in Scotland in the late nineteenth century. It shows how the sport turned from an organized but recreational hobby into a for-profit sport with paid athletes. Soccer, or football as it is called in Europe, became professionalized in the late nineteenth century.