Football, Brexit, and Racism

Lucas, Scott (2021) Football, Brexit, and Racism. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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I have to admit: I was conflicted throughout England’s run to the final of Euro 2020.

As a callow 18-year-old American at the University of Leeds, I was immersed in the UK through football. I was in the stands at Elland Road for every home game. England flag draped around my shoulders, I watched Bryan Robson score the fastest opening goal — 31 seconds v. France — in World Cup history.

Item Type: Other
19 July 2021Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2022 17:01
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 17:01

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