5561 Low, D. and Sherman, F . Rebels in Paradise: The 1nside Story of the Battle
for Celtic Football Club (Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1994), 196pp. ... 5569 McColl, G
., Celtic: The Official lllustrated History, 1888-1996 (Revised and updated edition)
(London: Hamlyn, 1998), 223pp. ... Religion, Sport and Society, Proceedings of
the Annual Conference of the British Society of Sports History, University of ...
Author: Richard Cox
Category: Sports & Recreation
Volume two of a bibliography documenting all that has been written in the English language on the history of sport and physical education in Britain. It lists all secondary source material including reference works, in a classified order to meet the needs of the sports historian.
In September 2014 Levenson announced—after several offensive and racially
insensitive emails were exposed in the ... On the London Stock Exchange, shares
in the Scottish Celtic Football Club (CCP) and Rangers Football Club (RFC) can
Author: Brown T Matthew
Category: Sports & Recreation
Financial Management in the Sport Industry provides readers with an understanding of sport finance and the importance of sound financial management in the sport industry. It begins by covering finance basics and the tools and techniques of financial quantification, using current industry examples to apply the principles of financial management to sport. It then goes beyond the basics to show how financial management works specifically in sport - how decisions are made to ensure wealth maximization. Discussions include debt and equity financing, capital budgeting, facility financing, economic impact, risk and return, time value of money, and more. The final section focuses on sport finance in three sectors of the industry - public sector sports, collegiate athletics, and professional sport-providing in-depth analysis of financial management in each sector. Sidebars, case studies, concept checks, and practice problems throughout provide practical applications of the material and enable thorough study and practice. The business of sport has changed dynamically since the publication of the first edition, and this second edition reflects the impact of these changes on financial management in the sport industry. New to this edition are changes to reflect the global nature of sport (with, for example, discussions of income tax rates in the Premiere League), expanded material on the use of spreadsheets for financial calculations, a primer on accounting principles to help students interpret financial statements, a valuation case study assignment that takes students step by step through a valuation, a new stadium feasibility analysis using the efforts of the Oakland Raiders to obtain a new stadium, a new economic impact example focusing on the NBA All Star game, and much more.
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barcelona-mausoleum-fans-remainsstored-ashes [Accessed October 1, 2018].
Barker, J. (2018). ... February 15, 2019]. Celtic FC. (2018). Celtic sleep-out events
Author: Michel Desbordes
Category: Business & Economics
How is sport marketing being transformed by new media and technology, by globalization and by the opening of new markets and sources of revenue? This book examines the most important trends and developments in contemporary sport marketing around the world, shining new light on the importance of marketing and markets as the drivers of international sport business. The book introduces essential concepts and best practice in international sport marketing today and presents original case studies from around the world, looking at leagues, commercial sponsors, consumer behavior, and the role of athletes and their representatives. It covers important topics from "place branding" and experiential marketing to equipment manufacture and sports arenas, as well as the economic impact and regulation of sports events, the "financiarization" and "vipization" of sport, and marketing in the sport for the development and peace sector. International Sport Marketing is essential reading for all students, scholars and practitioners working in sport marketing, especially those concerned with the globalization of the sports industry.
The second edition of this indispensable guide to British (not American) football contains over 7,000 entries arranged in fourteen chapters. With greatly increased coverage of football films and music, every facet of association football from 1863 to the present is covered. Knowledgeable essays, reviews, and annotations guide the reader through the wealth of UK literature. This is a significant addition to the literature of association football, and required reading for collectors and fans of the game.
Author: Editors of Chase's Calendar of EventsPublish On: 2013-10-04
49th annual. To round up, brand and separate 1,300 buffalo before auction in
November. Est attendance: 14,000. For info: Craig Pugsley, Custer State Park,
13329 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730. ... celebrating Celtic culture with
three free days of Celtic music, Irish dance, world-class Highland athletic
competitions, Border Collie exhibitions, pipe band and drum major competitions,
art and history ...
Author: Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
As featured on The Today Show! 12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days. Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, create a suggested reading list based on a literary birth anniversary, travel to a music festival halfway around the world, blog about a historical milestone or do a celebrity birthday round-up on your radio show or Twitterfeed, Chase's Calendar of Events is the one resource that has it all. For broadcasters, journalists, event planners, public relations professionals, librarians, editors, writers or simply the curious, this is one reference you can't do without! Chase's Calendar of Events 2014 brings you: Major sporting events such as the Games of the XXII Winter Olympiad at Sochi, Russia (Feb 7-23), and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil (June 12-July 13). Milestones such as the 450th birth anniversary of William Shakespeare; the 200th anniversary of "The Star- Spangled Banner"; the 100th anniversaries of the beginning of World War I and the opening of the Panama Canal; the 75th anniversary of the beginning of World War II; the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Beatlemania and much more. New birthday entries for sports stars such as Mo Farah (Mar 23), Ryan Lochte (Aug 3) and Gabrielle Douglas (Dec 31); actors such as Kerry Washington (Jan 31), Lena Dunham (May 13) and Mads Mikkelsen (Nov 22); musical artists such as Carly Rae Jepsen (Nov 21) and Psy (Dec 31); and authors such as Téa Obreht (Sept 30) and Ann Patchett (Dec 2) and many others. Special days such as National Ferret Day (Apr 2), World Lindy Hop Day (May 26), Extra Mile Day (Nov 1), Lost and Found Day (Dec 12) and more. Search Chase's Any Way You Want! Whether you want to target a specifi c date, location or subject, our fully searchable CD-ROM (PCand MAC-compatible) makes your research quick and easy. Also included is a free installer, so you can load Chase’s directly to your hard drive.
The contrast between Scotland's approach to the 2014 Commonwealth Games
and the Olympics couldn't be greater, says Tim Abrahams Above: RMJM's
preliminary plan for the athlete's village, Dalmamock, Glasgow E*~ E O & ". ...
When the financial burden of the Games proved to be too great and disaster
loomed, the answer for Malcolm Rifkind, the Scottish Secretary at the time, was to
find 'a ... It is also near Celtic Park, the home of Celtic FC which is traditionally the
FTERADAy of eating all of the delicious Thanksgiving fare and watching multiple football games, Joelle and Kenzie embarked early Friday morning on their annual Black Friday shopping spree. It was now Friday afternoon and the Scotts
Author: D. C. Johnston
Publisher: Johnston Enterprises
In July of 2012, Celtic coins over two thousand years old and valued at sixteen million dollars were found on an island off the coast of France. Learning of the discovery, amateur treasure hunters, Mick and Joelle Scott, begin their research. Believing that they might find additional Celtic treasures in the same area, they decide to travel to western France. At the same time, Marcus Demetrius, a wealthy shipping mogul who believes he is related to Julius Caesar, becomes obsessed with acquiring the same antiquities. He will stop at nothing, including murder to obtain the treasure he desires. Demetrius's associates begin sending death threats and the Scott family soon realize that they are all in danger. After a kidnapping takes place, Interpol, an International Criminal Police Organization, gets involved. A complex double-cross is planned that will lure Demetrius into the open, but not without placing the Scott family more deeply into danger. Will they find more Celtic treasure that has been hidden for over two thousand years? What ancient secrets will be revealed? In this fast-paced novel by DC Johnston, the Mick Scott Adventure begins.
It was an entirely different environment at that time; we'd just had a financial
downturn, there had been a blip in the economic world, he says. ... Both
Ferguson and Wishart made their competitive debuts for Rangers against Celtic
at Celtic Park.
Author: Alan Pattullo
Publisher: Random House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
He was one of the hardest, most controversial footballers of his generation: the £20million man who became the first professional player to go to jail for an offence committed on the field of play. He was the fans’ hero who disappeared. Duncan Ferguson was an old-fashioned Scottish centre-forward who went from a boarding house in Dundee to the marble staircase of Rangers in a record-breaking transfer. His £4m move from Dundee United to Ibrox made him British football’s most expensive native player. But he would also become one of the most notorious footballers in the land. Sent to prison after head-butting an opponent during a Scottish Premier Division match between Rangers and Raith Rovers, Ferguson made history all over again. He served half of a three-month sentence in Glasgow’s infamous Barlinnie Prison. A twelve-match ban from the Scottish Football Association was later overturned following a long appeal process. Bruised by the experience, he turned his back on Scotland’s national team and the media. Ferguson reaped the riches of the Sky era. He was a folk hero at Everton, where he spent ten years either side of an injury-hit spell at Newcastle United. Although the game made him a millionaire, he rejected its new culture of celebrity and remained a fiery figure, racking up a Premiership record of eight red cards. And then, after scoring in the final minute of the last game of his career, he turned his back on football completely – or so it seemed.
... hard to imagine anything worse than the seemingly perennial mayhem in Glasgow, home to the sectarian football wars between Catholic Celtic and
Protestant Rangers, the so-called Old Firm. Until the latter's financial tribulations
Author: Rob Steen
Publisher: A&C Black
Category: Sports & Recreation
Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2014 Spectator sport is living, breathing, non-stop theatre for all. Focusing on spectator sports and their accompanying issues, tracing their origins, evolution and impact, inside the lines and beyond the boundary, this book offers a thematic history of professional sport and the ingredients that magnetise millions around the globe. It tells the stories that matter: from the gladiators of Rome to the runners of Rift Valley via the innovator-missionaries of Rugby School; from multi-faceted British exports to the Americanisation of professionalism and the Indianisation of cricket. Rob Steen traces the development of these sports which captivate the turnstile millions and the mouse-clicking masses, addressing their key themes and commonalities, from creation myths to match fixing via race, politics, sexuality and internationalism. Insightful and revelatory, this is an entertaining exploration of spectator sports' intrinsic place in culture and how sport imitates life – and life imitates sport.
Author: Pedigree Books, LimitedPublish On: 2008-09
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Author: John Myers and Judith G. Cetina, Ph.D.Publish On: 2015
... the annual event as it increased in size and visibility. ... was later joined by
additional groups, including the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the Celtic Athletic
Foundation, the Cleveland Ceili Club, ... Center, the Retired/ Retireable Irish
Police Society, St. Jarlath's Gaelic Football Club, the Shamrock Club, the West
Side Irish ... In 2014, hundreds of thousands attended the event, despite chilly
Author: John Myers and Judith G. Cetina, Ph.D.
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
In the early 19th century, the Irish arrived in Cleveland in search of opportunity. Construction on the Ohio and Erie Canal in 1825 attracted many Irish seeking employment. After the canals were completed, many who survived grueling labor conditions left northeastern Ohio, but others became dockworkers and shipbuilders. The Irish who made Cleveland home impacted the city significantly. The Roman Catholic Church became a mainstay for Irish immigrants, and parochial schools offered Irish youth an education steeped in faith and knowledge. Irish pride is evident by enthusiastic participation in clubs, festivals, cultural organizations, and public service. Irish Americans are now one of the largest and most active of the many ethnic groups represented in Cleveland, as demonstrated by the much-anticipated and well-attended annual St. Patrick's Day parade.
... 1954 freezing temperatures and snow flurries worried officials who had spent
the past year organizing the second annual South Side Irish parade. ... One
witness said the arrival of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team and band
was “like bringing the saints marching in! ... The South Side Irish parade
originated in St. Sabina's as an expression of the parish's continued Irish identity. Celtic pride ...
Author: Eileen M. McMahon
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Category: Social Science
For Irish Americans as well as for Chicago's other ethnic groups, the local parish once formed the nucleus of daily life. Focusing on the parish of St. Sabina's in the southwest Chicago neighborhood of Auburn-Gresham, Eileen McMahon takes a penetrating look at the response of Catholic ethnics to life in twentieth-century America. She reveals the role the parish church played in achieving a cohesive and vital ethnic neighborhood and shows how ethno-religious distinctions gave way to racial differences as a central point of identity and conflict. For most of this century the parish served as an important mechanism for helping Irish Catholics cope with a dominant Protestant-American culture. Anti-Catholicism in the society at large contributed to dependency on parishes and to a desire for separateness from the American mainstream. As much as Catholics may have wanted to insulate themselves in their parish communities, however, Chicago demographics and the fluid nature of the larger society made this ultimately impossible. Despite efforts at integration attempted by St. Sabina's liberal clergy, white parishioners viewed black migration into their neighborhood as a threat to their way of life and resisted it even as they relocated to the suburbs. The transition from white to black neighborhoods and parishes is a major theme of twentieth-century urban history. The experience of St. Sabina's, which changed from a predominantly Irish parish to a vibrant African-American Catholic community, provides insights into this social trend and suggests how the interplay between faith and ethnicity contributes to a resistance to change.
Author: Tsjalle Van Der BurgPublish On: 2014-08-29
In this entertaining book, economist Tsjalle Van der Burg addresses the many questions raised by football’s transformation from sporting pastime to big business and concludes with some intriguing and radical solutions.
Author: Tsjalle Van Der Burg
Publisher: Infinite Ideas
Category: Business & Economics
Football business examines the financial issues at the heart of the beautiful game. In this entertaining book, economist Tsjalle Van der Burg addresses the many questions raised by football’s transformation from sporting pastime to big business and concludes with some intriguing and radical solutions.
At first these were against fellow Catholic institutions, initially in intervarsity
baseball competitions, before football brought some of them ... as employees
both on and off the field, there was no point in an owner, or a team's political or financial backers, playing the ethnic card. ... But in sporting circles, baseball's
structure found it almost impossible to accommodate clubs like Glasgow Celtic or
Author: Patrick R. Redmond
Category: Sports & Recreation
It was Jerrold Casway who coined the phrase "The Emerald Age of Baseball" to describe the 1890s, when so many Irish names dominated teams' rosters. But one can easily agree-and expand-that the period from the mid-1830s well into the first decade of the 20th century and assign the term to American sports in general. This book covers the Irish sportsman from the arrival of James "Deaf" Burke in 1836 through to Jack B. Kelly's rejection by Henley regatta and his subsequent gold medal at the 1920 Olympics. It avoids recounting the various victories and defeats of the Irish sportsman, seeking instead to deal with the complex interaction that he had with alcohol, gambling and Sunday leisure: pleasures that were banned in most of America at some time or other between 1836 and 1920. This book also covers the Irish sportsman's close relations with politicians, his role in labor relations, his violent lifestyle-and by contrast-his participation in bringing respectability to sport. It also deals with native Irish sports in America, the part played by the Irish in "Team USA's" initial international sporting ventures, and in the making and breaking of amateurism within sport.
... including verses celebrating Irish nationalists such as William Rooney, founder
of the Celtic Literary Society and co-founder with Arthur Griffith ... as Irish was part
of the curriculum and there was a strong emphasis on the importance of Gaelic
games such as hurling and football. ... By 1905 he had attended the annual
convention of the Gaelic League where he actively argued for the establishment
of an ...
Author: Shane Kenna
Publisher: The O'Brien Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Born in Cloughjordan in Co. Tipperary, MacDonagh was a poet and playwright, an educator and political activist. Appointed to the IRB Military Council he became a member of the Provisional Government of the Irish Republic and was a signatory of the 1916 Easter proclamation. During the Rising MacDonagh was commandant of the 2nd Battalion of the Dublin Brigade of the Irish Volunteers and occupied the Jacobs Biscuit factory garrison. Following an inspiring speech at his Court Marshal he was executed on 3 May 1916 at Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. In this meticulously researched biography Shane Kenna places this remarkable man within the great pantheon of Irish Republican heroes. He provides a riveting reconstruction of the life of a man whose death played such a key part in the shaping of modern Ireland. 'an epic new series of books' - RTE Guide on 16Lives