International labour migration in English league football
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International labour migration in English league football by Jonathan D. Magee

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Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Brighton.

StatementJonathan D. Magee.
ContributionsUniversity of Brighton., Chelsea School.
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Open LibraryOL18163693M

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