Going Oriental: Football After World Cup 2002

Perryman, M., ed. (2002) Going Oriental: Football After World Cup 2002 Mainstream Publishing Co Ltd, Edinburgh. ISBN 1 84018 677 1

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Abstract

World Cup 2002, 31 days that shook the world of football and had fans everywhere gasping for more. There has arguably never been a tournament like it, with an upset arising almost every day: Cup holders France return home without scoring a single goal; Portugal humbled by the USA; Italy eliminated by South Korea; and David Beckham defeating his, and England's, nemesis Argentina - a result witnessed during a very long nationwide lunch break. This was also a World Cup of firsts: the first of the new millennium; the first to be held in Asia; and the first to be co-hosted and hooligan-free. The passion of the Japanese and South Korean fans helped restore the ethic of the people's game to a contest that had been in danger of turning into a corporate bonanza. "Going Oriental" explores the substantial impact of World Cup 2002.

Item Type:Authored book
Additional Information:Copyright of Mainstream Publishing Co Ltd.
Uncontrolled Keywords:football; ethnicity; sport and leisure cultures; fan culture; World Cup;
Subjects:L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L320 Gender studies
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L312 Travel and Tourism
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology
L000 Social Sciences > L900 Cultural Studies
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L330 Ethnic studies
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
Faculties:Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
ID Code:2410
Deposited By:Chelsea editor
Deposited On:26 Jul 2007
Last Modified:18 Jun 2010 12:32

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