What effect did the First World War have on football?
This month we're joined by Dr Alexander Jackson (National
Football Museum) to discuss the ways in which the First World War
and football affected each other during and after the conflict.
Along the way we discuss football as a recruitment tool, tensions
regarding amateur status, and the reason why some football pitches
aren't as equal as others...
Jackson, A. Football’s Great War. Pen & Sword,
About the Podcast
A history podcast discussing various cultural genres which reference the First World War, including detective fiction, Star Wars and death metal music, and ask why the First World War has particular popular cultural relevance.