A Lost Legacy of Fraternity?

The case of European youth football

Authored by: Kevin Tallec Marston

Routledge Handbook Of Sport And Legacy

Print publication date:  February  2015
Online publication date:  March  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415675819
eBook ISBN: 9780203132562
Adobe ISBN: 9781136477591

10.4324/9780203132562.ch12

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Abstract

The sporting event is not only a platform for building a legacy for tomorrow, whether it be soft or hard. Before contributing to the future, an event inherits a sport’s, and for that matter a society’s, past. This legacy discourse, as John MacAloon has written, is perhaps more complex than we realize in regards to the interpretations of what the past brings to the present – héritage – versus what the present can contribute to the future in the form of legacy (MacAloon 2008, pp. 2066–7).

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