Notre Dame Magazine: Britain and the Global Game

Author: Caroline Lezny

Two students and a professor outside Emirates Stadium.
Lee '24, McCabe, Casey '24

"'What are the English known for nowadays?' muses Professor Thomas McCabe, historian, soccer enthusiast and Notre Dame London faculty member. 'The Royal Family and the English Premier League.'

While the United Kingdom is a diverse, culturally complex country, McCabe has put his finger on a key part of its reputation in the wider world. Britain and the Global Game (HIST 34949) is McCabe’s Notre Dame London course examining British history, society and culture through the lens of the nation’s favorite sport — football, better-known to Americans as soccer..."

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Originally published by Notre Dame Magazine at on March 25, 2024.