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David Dee

David Dee is Lecturer in Modern History at De Montfort University, Leicester, and author of Sport and British Jewry Integration, Ethnicity and Anti-Semitism, 1890-1970.
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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 i...