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Soccer in South Asia
Empire, Nation, Diaspora





ISBN 9780714681702
Published August 31, 2001 by Routledge
200 Pages

 
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The place of football in the colonial and post-colonial past is explored and both British and Portuguese influences on the development of the game are considered. Contemporary issues such as the impact of the professional league in India and the role of UK Asians in the organization of the Indian game are considered. Future scenarios are explored and models for progression and problems facing the sport in south Asia are outlined.