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Tales from the Fifth Green Field: The Psychodynamics of Migration, Masculinity and National Identity amongst Republic of Ireland Soccer Supporters in England
(Routledge: Taylor and Francis Group, 2007)
Based on qualitative research on Irish soccer supporters in England in the 1990s it is argued that these supporters’ substantial devotions of time, emotion, imagination and money were psychic investments through which ...
Football’s 'coming out' : Soccer and homophobia in England’s tabloid press .
(Media International Australia, 2011)
This article examines the current contradictory discourses on homosexuality and soccer within the British (specifically English) newspaper media. While support ostensibly is given in the press to the eradication of homophobia ...
Diaspora and Rootedness, Amateurism and Professionalism in Media Discourses of Irish Soccer and Rugby in the 1990s and 2000s
(Irish-American Cultural Institute, 2013)
This article explores the tensions between conceptualizations of the nation in terms of diaspora and rootedness, and between amateurism and professionalism, in Irish media discourses of Irish soccer and rugby in the 1990s ...