Turning Points in the Europeanization of Football, 1905–1995
Edited By Philippe Vonnard, Grégory Quin and Nicolas Bancel
This book examines the development of European football between 1905 and 1995 from a transnational perspective. It offers a space for discussion to both early-career and established historians from a range of different countries, leading to a better understanding of the crucial turning points in the Europeanization of the game. The volume aims to promote valuable new reflections on the role of football in the European integration process.
Paul Dietschy: 1 Football during the Belle Époque: The First ‘Europe of football’ (1903–1914)
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1 Football during the Belle Époque: The First ‘Europe of football’ (1903–1914)
In September 1903, Tous les Sports, the mouthpiece of the Union des sociétés françaises de sports athlétiques (USFSA), expressed surprise at the dearth of football in Lyon. Noting that rugby was more firmly established, the weekly publication observed that all the conditions were ripe for football to flourish there:
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