I have written a number of articles about the origins of Bradford sport which have been published variously on the following websites: PLAYING PASTS and VINCIT (an online journal of Bradford Sport History) as well as The World Rugby Museum website These, as well as planned future articles, are summarised as below.
Published on PLAYING PASTS…
Published on the World Rugby Museum website…
Published on VINCIT (www.bradfordsporthistory.com) …
The history of Bradford rugby and the case to reassess the split in English rugby in 1895 My findings from investigation of the origins and development of Bradford football provide sufficient evidence to challenge the orthodox view that the split in English rugby was driven by social class as opposed to the economics of sport.
The political origins of Bradford Cricket Club in 1836: Blaming the Tories
Other articles are scheduled in coming months on the following subjects:
- the origins of soccer in Bradford;
- the history of sports journalism in Bradford;
- the political history of Odsal Stadium; and
- the influence of the railways on Bradford sport.
The following features are published on this blog, WOOL CITY RIVALS:
(Other features about the various Bradford City crests will be published in the BCAFC programme 2018/19 – refer menu links above.)