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England’s sporting obsession

Robert Colls discusses the importance of sport to English society over the past 200 years

Published: December 4, 2020 at 12:32 pm
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Robert Colls, author of This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760-1960, discusses the critical role that our love of sport has played in English civil society over the past two centuries – from 19th-century prize fighters to the magic of Bobby Charlton.

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