Hibernian Football Club: The Forgotten Irish?

  title={Hibernian Football Club: The Forgotten Irish?},
  author={John Kelly},
  journal={Sport in Society},
  pages={514 - 536}
The popular expression of the Irish sporting diaspora in Scotland has traditionally been closely associated with Celtic Football Club, despite Hibernian Football Club (Hibs), formed in 1875 by the Catholic Young Men's Society, being the first prominent Irish Catholic football club in Scotland. During Hibs’ history, with increasing assimilation into Edinburgh and Scottish society, there have been periods when the club's Irish Catholic ethos has been challenged, resulting in its identity having… Expand
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