Football history in this week's podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. Geoff talks to Professor Matt Taylor of De Montfort University about the paper he presented at the 2019 BSSH conference in Liverpool regarding sport in Britain during the Second World War. In particular we discuss the issue of Sunday sport - an issue that was far more controversial in the mid-twentieth century than it is nowadays.
We're talking South African history in this episode with PhD candidate Amelia Clegg of Birkbeck College, University of London. Amelia talks to Geoff about her research into masculinity, sport and the British army during the South African War of 1899-1902.
A white Rioja has enough beef to brighten up my conference pasted consciousness and we have a jolly enough time for £20 a head. Thanks Joe.
This week we're talking Welsh rugby history with Dr Huw Richards in the twelfth Sport in History Podcast brought to you by the British Society of Sport History in association with the Institute of Historical Research. Huw tells us about 'The Bounce of the Century' which led to Wales' most recent victory over New Zealand in 1953 in a very tight encounter. We also chat about the hotly disputed try that saw the only defeat of the original touring All Blacks in 1905, as well as looking forward to Welsh prospects in this summer's men's Rugby World Cup.