‘Anyone but England’? Exploring anti-English sentiment as part of Scottish national identity in sport

  title={‘Anyone but England’? Exploring anti-English sentiment as part of Scottish national identity in sport},
  author={Stuart Whigham},
  journal={International Review for the Sociology of Sport},
  pages={152 - 174}
  • Stuart Whigham
  • Published 1 April 2014
  • History
  • International Review for the Sociology of Sport
This article explores the reasons behind the expression of anti-English sentiment by Scots in relation to both sporting and wider social contexts, whilst also considering the impact of migration to England on the attitudes expressed by members of the Scottish diaspora. Drawing upon the conceptual framework of ‘narrative identity’ proposed elsewhere, data was generated through semi-structured interviews which focused upon the ‘ontological’ and ‘public’ narratives of Scottish identity as… 
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