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Historical determinants

UK is thousands of years old, compared to USA which was discovered in 1492, and Australia which was colonised in 1788.

As the Uk didn't have a frontier, it travelled across the sees in order to buil an empire. The empire was so large that they boasted that 'the sun never set on it'

They found that Sport was a way of asserting their culture on new countries, as shown in the USA. Lower orders of British society that moved to the USA played mob football which often caused brawls and was frowned upon by both countries due to it causing social unrest.

In the UK tennis was only played by nobles and kings, but in the USA there was no hierachy as it was a new and young population.

Cricket was played in the UK and was brought…


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