This series publishes monographs and edited collections in collaboration with a major EU-funded FP7 research project 'FREE': Football Research in an Enlarged Europe. The series aims to establish Football Studies as a worthwhile, intellectual and pedagogical activity of academic significance and will act as a home for the burgeoning area of contemporary Football scholarship. The themes covered by the series in relation to football include, European identity, memory, women, governance, history, the media, sports mega-events, business and management, culture, spectatorship and space and place. The series is highly interdisciplinary and transnational and the first of its kind to map state-of-the-art academic research on one of the world's largest, most supported and most debated socio-cultural phenomenona. Editorial Board: Richard Giulianotti (Loughborough University, UK); Kay Schiller (Durham University, UK); Geoff Pearson (Liverpool University, UK); Jürgen Mittag (German Sport University Cologne, Germany); Stacey Pope (Durham University, UK); Peter Millward (Liverpool John Moores University, UK); Geoff Hare (Newcastle University, UK); Arne Niemann (Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany); David Goldblatt (Sports writer and broadcaster, UK); Patrick Mignon (National Institute for Sports and Physical Education, France).