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Football Fans: Representations, Motivations and Place

  • Henrik Linden
  • Sara Linden
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Abstract

This chapter takes a closer look at various aspects of sport fandom, such as motivations, representations and digital media, with particular emphasis on football and how the commercialisation of the football industry has affected the relationship between fans and their clubs. The end of the chapter will be devoted to West Ham United fans and sense of place and belonging, due to the club’s move to a new stadium in 2016.

Keywords

Football Club Ticket Price Premier League Black Player Home Game 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henrik Linden
    • 1
  • Sara Linden
    • 2
  1. 1.University of East LondonLondonUK
  2. 2.Goldsmiths, University of LondonLondonUK

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