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  • Created on: 10-03-15 09:43
Throughout History why have Kings, governments and local authorities frowned on mob games (football) ?
Disrespect for the Sabbath, Social unrest, Injury to young men, Damage to property
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Whats a direct link from mob football to today?
Shrovetide football
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Influence of the Public Schools on Mob Football: bullying and brutality
Mob Games and the first melting pot of activities from home
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Influence of the Public Schools on Mob Football: Social Control
More formalised football rules individual schools; inter-house competitions
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Influence of the Public Schools on Mob Football: Athleticism
Full technical development : FA or RFU rules along with traditional games at individual schools; ‘colours’ caps, interschool fixtures.
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What happened in 1860 that would effect the development of the sport?
Development of the first railway
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During the second stage of public school development Rebelling and Fighting was high so mob football provided...
The pitch was a way of settling disputes
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What personality traits can they prove on the football pitch?
Leadership, Strength, Determination and team work, Courage, Loyalty
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What did the Melting Pot lead to ?
Codification of rules
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Who formed the FA in 1863?
Ex-Public school boys from Oxford and Cambridge formed the FA in 1863.
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What Co-existed prior to the FA and RFU forming?
Dribbling Game and the Handling game.
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Why did football become so popular so quickly as a rational recreation?
Simple, Fitted into Saturday ½ day, Focus for community, Limited space, Affordable, Locally available, Lots of spectators, Improved transport and communication, Media followed, Teams – originally church based, Professional – regular wages
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First professional match took place in...
1870. England Vs Scotland .By 1885 – all home countries taking part
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What did Ex Public Schools do in order to keep a more civilised game away from the working class?
amateur only leagues, fixtures and international tournaments.
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Popular Recreation Characteristics of Mob Football
Popular, Local, Rural, Cruel and Violent, Wagering, Simple, Courtly, Irregular, Occasional
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Card 2

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Whats a direct link from mob football to today?

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Shrovetide football

Card 3

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Influence of the Public Schools on Mob Football: bullying and brutality

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Card 4

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Influence of the Public Schools on Mob Football: Social Control

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Card 5

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Influence of the Public Schools on Mob Football: Athleticism

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