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Examine the roots of football and its rise to modern prominance.

This short course will explore the sociology and history of football, with a focus on Leicester City Football Club and their successful 2015/16 season.

We’ll explore the origins of football, from early clubs to professional leagues and European competition; the role of the media and formation of the Premier League; and how LCFC rose from 5,000-1 outsiders to Premier League Champions.

The University of Leicester and De Montfort University have joined Leicester City Football Club to give a unique insight into the history and sociology of the sport, and the inside story of a premier league club.

This course is designed for anyone interested in football and its background, its place in the media, in LCFC and its effect on the city of Leicester and in the wider world.

Just an interest in the beautiful game.

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Examine the roots of football and its rise to modern prominance.

This short course will explore the sociology and history of football, with a focus on Leicester City Football Club and their successful 2015/16 season.

We’ll explore the origins of football, from early clubs to professional leagues and European competition; the role of the media and formation of the Premier League; and how LCFC rose from 5,000-1 outsiders to Premier League Champions.

The University of Leicester and De Montfort University have joined Leicester City Football Club to give a unique insight into the history and sociology of the sport, and the inside story of a premier league club.

This course is designed for anyone interested in football and its background, its place in the media, in LCFC and its effect on the city of Leicester and in the wider world.

Just an interest in the beautiful game.

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