White football in South Africa: empire, apartheid and change, 1892–1977

@article{Bolsmann2010WhiteFI,
  title={White football in South Africa: empire, apartheid and change, 1892–1977},
  author={Chris Bolsmann},
  journal={Soccer \& Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={29 - 45}
}
This essay traces the development, domination and decline of white football in South Africa. It suggests that white football was more significant and popular than generally acknowledged and was at the forefront of globalizing football in the early twentieth century. In order to better understand the broader history of twentieth‐century South African football, a more detailed examination of the organized white game at the national and international levels is necessary. This historical analysis… 
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