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Er or rugby there are no designated pitches or boundaries The `goals' are specified locations a tree a bridge a wall a gate often two or three miles apart There is no distinction between spectators and players Players drop out for a period to watch Spectators may join in for short periods Games can take less than an hour or continue for several hours often ending in darkness Once a goal is scored the game endsAssociation football aka `soccer' is the world's most popular sport As is known its rules were drawn up in England between the s and s largely at the behest of ex public school and university players Rugby another version of football honed between the s and s split from the Association clubs in the s and subsequently split itself into Rugby Union and Rugby League in the s Meanwhile different versions of football developed in the US and Australia Ireland has its own version called Gaelic Football Amid all these developments and in stark contrast to the riches and glamour of the modern Premiership and the World Cup around traditional football games continue to be played in various parts of Britain Their origins may be traced back to at least the th century when rival group of apprentices would play an early form of mob football on holy days Despite the geographical spread from Cornwall to the Shetlands these folk games share several common strands There have been previous studies of the Kirkwall Ba' Game and of the Ashbourne Shrove Tuesday game but Uppies and Downies will be the first book to analyse the games as part of a collective tradition Uppies and Downies The title of the book refers to the most common name given to teams playing in these games Most are played in the streets and fields of small towns and villages Those living in the upper or most northerly part of the district play for the Uppies those in the lower or most southerly part play for the Downies or Doonies in Scotland Unlike soccer or rugby there are no designated pitches or boundaries The `goals' are specified locations a tree a bridge a wall a gate often two or three miles apart There is no distinction between spectators and play.

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  1. Julie Williams Julie Williams says:

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  4. C J H ALE C J H ALE says:

    PDF Hugh Hornby #228; Uppies and Downies The Extraordinary Football Games of #228; uppies kindle, downies free, extraordinary epub, football free, games kindle, britain kindle, played pdf, britain mobile, Uppies and epub, Downies The pdf, Downies The Extraordinary Football pdf, and Downies The pdf, and Downies The Extraordinary Football mobile, Uppies and Downies The Extraordinary Football Games of Britain Played in Britain MOBIThis book is a great delight both for the serious historian and for the afficianado of so called quaint customs who needs to be nudged in the direction of considering their significanceEach of Hugh Hornby's studies of up to twenty traditional football games in various parts of Britain is itself a little gem full of precise details guidance for further reading and well produced maps and photographs that will captivate even the illiterate but he also brings them together as evidence for the revisionist view of sports historyIf you are only ever going to read one book on the history of sports and games read this one Chris Hale March 2008


  5. J Messner J Messner says:

    PDF Hugh Hornby #228; Uppies and Downies The Extraordinary Football Games of #228; uppies kindle, downies free, extraordinary epub, football free, games kindle, britain kindle, played pdf, britain mobile, Uppies and epub, Downies The pdf, Downies The Extraordinary Football pdf, and Downies The pdf, and Downies The Extraordinary Football mobile, Uppies and Downies The Extraordinary Football Games of Britain Played in Britain MOBIUppies and Downies is a great book for anyone interested in the history of footballI have read some of the other books in the Played in Britain series and they have always been both insightful and interesting Uppies and Downies is no different The book includes in depth information through an easy to read and eye catching layout The author certainly knows his stuff Each of the surviving games is chronicled as well as the general history of village football The spirit and energy of the surviving games are captured through fantastic photographyUppies and Downies is a great addition to the bookshelf of any sports fan I would highly recommend it


  6. JB JB says:

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  7. StevenM StevenM says:

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