West Ham United Football Club and the Beginnings of Professional Football in East London, 1895-1914

  title={West Ham United Football Club and the Beginnings of Professional Football in East London, 1895-1914},
  author={Charles P. Korr},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={211 - 232}
  • Charles P. Korr
  • Published 1 April 1978
  • History, Education
  • Journal of Contemporary History
soccer and other forms of football in Victorian England reflected a series of social upheavals within both middle class and workingclass society. Unfortunately, only recently have football and sports in general received attention from social historians. Sources for the study of the early years of football are minimal by traditional historical standards. Most of the clubs have kept few records and they have been reluctant to allow outsiders to use the documents that are available. The major… 
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