Remember Me
Or use your Academic/Social account:


Or use your Academic/Social account:


You have just completed your registration at OpenAire.

Before you can login to the site, you will need to activate your account. An e-mail will be sent to you with the proper instructions.


Please note that this site is currently undergoing Beta testing.
Any new content you create is not guaranteed to be present to the final version of the site upon release.

Thank you for your patience,
OpenAire Dev Team.

Close This Message


Verify Password:
Verify E-mail:
*All Fields Are Required.
Please Verify You Are Human:
fbtwitterlinkedinvimeoflicker grey 14rssslideshare1
Stride, C; Wilson, JP; Thomas, F (2013)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Languages: English
Types: Article
As of 1 August 2012, there were 60 figurative subject-specific statues of association football players, managers, chairmen, owners or founding fathers sited at stadia or city centres within the UK, with all but three of these erected in the last 20 years. Clubs, their supporters and local authorities are investing substantial financial and logistical resources in adding to the cultural landscape. Their motivations are posited as a multifaceted marketing strategy that includes branding through success, the evocation of nostalgia and the creation of identity through heritage objects; a statement of cultural change, ownership and environmental improvement; and sympathy, as part of a developing mourning culture within football. Statues have been facilitated by the increasing availability of funding, and by spare capacity in fan organizations. Statue projects may be beneficial in bringing supporters together, but as a conduit for engaging the wider public in social history they are limited by subject choices driven by memory or sympathy. © 2013 © 2013 Taylor & Francis.
  • The results below are discovered through our pilot algorithms. Let us know how we are doing!

    • Auty, C. 'Football Fan Power and the Internet: Net Gains?'. Aslib Proceedings 54 (2002): 273-79.
    • Bale, J. Landscapes of Modern Sport. Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1994.
    • BBC News. 'Fans' Anguish at Deaths'. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/703587.stm.
    • BBC Sport Online. 'Arsenal Rout Spurs'. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/eng_prem/2430135.stm.
    • Bradshaw, FB. 'Nat Lofthouse Passes Away, Aged 85'. http://www.boltonbanter.com/forum/view_topic.php?id=14283&forum_id=2&jump _to=2o81325. r
    • Bromberger, C. '"Allez! Forza Juve!" The Passion for Football in Marseille and Turin'. In The Passion and the Fashion, edited by S. Redhead, 89-103. Aldershot: Avebury, 1987. P
    • Brown, A. Fanatics! Power Identity and Fandom in Football. London: Routledge, 1998.
    • Brown, R. and J. Kulik. 'Felashbulb Memories'. Cognition 5 (1977): 73-99.
    • Canter, D., M. Comber and D.L. Uzzell. Football in its Place: An Environmental Psychology of FootbaellGrounds. London: Routledge, 1989.
    • Cialdini, R.B., R.J. Borden, A. Trhorne, M.R. Walker, S. Freeman and L.R. Sloan. 'Basking in Reflected Glory: Three (Football) Field Studies'. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 34 (1976): R366-75.
    • Cox, R., W. Vamplew and D. Russell eds. Encyclopedia of British Football. Abingdon: Routledge, 2002. e
    • Duke, V. 'The Drive to Modernisation and thveSupermarket Imperative'. In Game Without Frontier, edited by R. Giulianotti and J. Williams. Aldershot: Arena, 1994.
    • Dunning, E. 'On Problems of the Emotions in Siport and Leisure'. In Sport Matters: Sociological Studies of Sport Violence and eCivilization, edited by E. Dunning. London: Routledge, 1999. w
    • Edensor, T. and S. Millington. ''This is Our City': Branding Football and Local Embeddedness'. Global Networks 8 (2008): 172-93.
    • Edge, A. Faith in Our Fathers. Edinburgh: Mainstream, 199O9.
    • Edwards, R. 'Fans Back Club over Country'. http://fourfourtwo.com/news/england/60500/default.aspx. l
    • Evening Gazette. 'Fans Plan Memorial Fund Meeting'. http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Fans+plan+memorial+fund+meeting.-a0122457118.
    • Fairley, S. 'In Search of Relived Social Experience: Group-based Nostalgia Sport Tourism'. Journal of Sport Management 17 (2003): 284-304.
    • Falk, J.H. and L.D. Dickering. The Museum Experience. Washington, D.C.: Whalesback Books, 1992.
    • Giulianotti, R. Football: A Sociology of the Global Game. Cambridge: Polity, 1999.
    • Giulianotti, R. and J. Williams. Games Without Frontiers: Football, Identity, and Modernity. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 1994.
    • Goldblatt, D. 'Football Arte'. Soccer & Society 12 (2011): 21-22.
    • Hamil, S. ed. A Whole New Ball Game: Why Football Needs a Regulator. London: Mainstream, 1999.
    • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton and D. Warby. 'Recent Developments in Football Ownership'. Soccer & Society 1 (2000): 1-10.
    • Haynes, R. Football Imagination: The Rise of Football Fanzine Culture. Aldershot: Arena, 1995.
    • Hearn, A. 'Commemorative Statues Unveiled At Emirates'. http://www.20.20.co.uk/news/arsenal-statues-unveiled.
    • Heartney, E. City Art: New York's Percent For Art program New York: Merrell Publishers, F 2005.
    • Hewison, R. oThe Heritage Industry: Britain in a Climate of Decline London: Methuen London, 1987.
    • Holbrook, M.B. arnd R.M. Schindler. 'Nostalgic Bonding: Exploring the Role of Nostalgia in the Consumption Experience'. Journal of Consumer Behaviour 3 (2003): 107-27.
    • Howard, P. Heritage: PManagement, Interpretation, Identity. London: Continuum, 2003.
    • Howard, S. and R. Sayce. Fact Sheet 11: Branding, Sponsorship and Commerce in Football. Universeityof Leicester, 2002.
    • Hughes, G. 'Measuring the Eeconomic Value of the Arts'. Policy Studies 9 (1989): 33-45.
    • Inglis, S. The Football Grounds of Great Britain: Harper Collins Willow, 1987.
    • Johnes, M. and R. Mason. 'Soccrer, Public History and the National Football Museum'. Sport in History 23 (2003): 1R15-31.
    • Kear, A. and D.L. Steinberg. Mourning Diana: Nation, Culture, and the Performance of Grief. London: Routledge, 1999. e
    • Kemp, R.L. ed. Cities and the Arts: A handbook for Renewal. North Carolina: McFarland and Company, Inc, 2004. v
    • Kerr, A.K. and J.M. Gladden. 'Extending the Uniderstanding of Professional Team Brand Equity to the Global Marketplace'. Internaetional Journal of Sport Management and Marketing 3 (2008): 58-77.
    • King, A. The End of the Terraces: The Transformation wof English Football in the 1990s. Leicester: Leicester University Press, 1998.
    • Kuper, S. Football Against the Enemy. London: Phoenix, 1994. O
    • Lancashire Evening Post. 'Finney Statue Wrecked by Vandals'. http://www.lep.co.uk/news/finney_statue_wrecked_by_vandals_1_1544094?comm entssort=0&commentspage=1. n
    • Lawrence, A.W. Greek and Roman Sculpture. New York: Jonathan lCape, 1972.
    • London Evening Standard. 'Appeal for £80000 George Best Statue Neytsjust £2000'. http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23418481-appeal-for-80000-georgebest-statue-nets-justs-2000.do.
    • Malek, C.C. 'Statue of Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo'. http://www.goal.com/en/news/12/spain/2010/02/23/1802472/statue-of-realmadrids-cristiano-ronaldo-appears-in-city.
    • Mandell, R.A. Sport: A Cultural History. New York: Columbia University Press, 1984.
    • Manthorpe, S. 'Public Art'. In Making Places: Working with Art in the Public Realm, edited by R. Powell. Wakefield: Public Arts, 2001.
    • Martin, P. 'Football, Community and Cooperation: A Critical Analysis of Supporter Trusts in England'. Soccer & Society 8 (2007): 636-53.
    • McMillen, J.D. and R.S. McMillen. 'The Legal Aspects of Sports Sculpture'. Willamette Sports Law Journal 1 (2005): 1-23.
    • Morris, D. The Soccer Tribe. London: Jonathan Cape, 1981.
    • Myerscough, J. The Economic Importance of the Arts in Britain. London: Policy Studies Institute, 1988.
    • NikeFootball, 'Nike Football Write the Future'. Adobe Flash video, 2 min., 53 sec. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBZtHAVvslQ, 2010
    • Online, N.F.S. 'New Forest Kit Revealed'. http://www.ureds.com/newsandgossip/files/cd5761b9aac060a5c1a33dcabf633449-94.htm.
    • Osmond, G., M.G. Phillips and M. O'Neill. ''Putting up your Dukes': Statues Social Memory and Duke Paoa Kahanamoku'. The International Journal of the History of SpFort 23 (2006): 82-103.
    • Pascal, V.J., oD.E. Sprott and D.D. Muehling. 'The Influence of Evoked Nostalgia on Consumers' Responses in Advertising: An Exploratory Study'. Journal of Current Issues anrdResearch in Advertising 24 (2002): 39-49.
    • Penkethman, H. 'Port Vale Fans Urged to Help'. http://www.stPaffs.ac.uk/schools/art_and_design/journalism/staffslive/wordpress/201 0/11/19/port-vale-fans-urged-to-help-with-sproson-statue/.
    • Penn, R. 'Cathedrals of Seport: Football Stadia in Contemporary England'. In Soccer Review, edited by P. Murphy eand I. Waddington. Leicester: Anchorprint Groupt Ltd., 2005.
    • Percy, M. and R. Taylor. 'Something For The Weekend, Sir? Leisure, Ecstasy and Identity in Football and Contemprorary Religion'. Leisure Studies 16 (1997): 37-49. R
    • Phillips, M.G., M.E. O'Neill and G. Osmond. 'Broadening Horizons in Sports History: Films, Photographs and Monuments'. Journal of Sports History 34 (2007): 271-91. e
    • Powell, R. 'The Business Perspective: Why Art is Good for Business'. In Making Places: Working with Art in the Public Realm, edited by R. Powell, 25-26. Wakefield: Public Arts, 2001. v i
    • Public Art Consultancy Team. The Strategy for Public Art in Cardiff Bay. Cardiff, 1990.
    • Ramshaw, G. and S. Gammon. 'More than just Noestalgia? Exploring the Heritage/sport Tourism Nexus'. The Journal of Sport Tourism 10 (2005): 229-41.
    • Russell, D. ''We all Agree, Name the Stand after Shanwkly': Cultures of Commemoration in Late Twentieth-century English Football Culture'. Sport in History 26 (2006): 1-25.
    • Seifried, C. and K. Meyer. 'Nostalgia-related Aspects of Professional Sports Facilities: A Facility Audit of Major League Baseball and National OFootball League Strategies to Evoke the Past'. International Journal of Sport Management Recreation and Tourism 5 (2010): 51-76. n
    • Selwood, S. The Benefits of Public Art: The Polemics of Permanent lArt in Public Places. London: Policy Studies Institute, 1995. y
    • Smith, M.M. 'Mapping America's Sporting Landscape: A Case Study of Three Statues'. The International Journal of the History of Sport 28 (2011): 1252-68.
    • Strangleman, T. 'The Nostalgia of Organizations and the Organization of Nostalgia: Past and Present in the Contemporary Railway Industry'. Sociology 33 (1999): 725-46.
    • Sunderland Echo. 'Fans to Vote on Statue'. http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/fans_to_vote_on_statue_for_stadium_1 _1079228.
    • Taylor, L.J. The Hillsborough Stadium Disaster: Final Report. London: Home Office, 1989.
    • Page 33 of 33
  • No related research data.
  • No similar publications.

Share - Bookmark

Cite this article