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Anthony Clavane

Contributors

Anthony Clavane is a journalist with the Sunday Mirror and author of Promised Land and Does Your Rabbi Know You’re Here? The Story of English Football’s Forgotten Tribe.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2013

Sunday, 3 March 2013

Two writers upset the widely held belief that Jews and sport don’t mix: Anthony Clavane celebrates the unsung pioneers who played a key role in English football’s transformation from working-class pursuit to global entertainment industry, and David Dee shows the impact British Jews have had on sport from football to boxing and golf.

We enjoyed a secret social history of the beautiful game, and more, from players and owners to fans, reflecting an immigrant community’s century of integration in Britain.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.