Journal Articles

  1. Consuming Popular Music: Individualism, Politics, and Progressive Rock. Cultural and Social History
  2. Archives and historians of sport. International Journal of the History of Sport 32(15), 1784-1798.
  3. History and the Making and Remaking of Wales. History 100(343), 667-684.
  4. ‘M4 to Wales - and prosper!’ A history of a motorway. Historical Research 87(237), 556-573.
  5. What's the Point of Sports History?. The International Journal of the History of Sport 30(1), 102-108.
  6. Cardiff: The Making and Development of the Capital City of Wales. Contemporary British History 26(4), 509-528.
  7. & Boxing in History. Sport in History 31(4), 357-362.
  8. Looking Back on Sport and the British. Sport in History 31(2), 154-157.
  9. Stories of a Post-industrial Hero: The Death of Johnny Owen. Sport in History 31(4), 444-463.
  10. Wales, History & Britishness. Welsh History Review 25(4), 596
  11. Wales and the Cold War. Llafur 10(4), 5-15.
  12. On Writing Contemporary History. North American Journal of Welsh Studies 6(1), 20-31.
  13. Textos, leitores e pós-modernismo: O romance como fonte na história do esporte. Recorde: Revista de História do Esporte Artigo 3(2)
  14. For Class and Nation: Dominant Trends in the Historiography of Twentieth-Century Wales. History Compass 8(11), 1257-1274.
  15. We hate England! We hate England? National identity and anti-Englishness in Welsh soccer fan culture. Cycnos 25
  16. A Prince, a King, and a Referendum: Rugby, Politics, and Nationhood in Wales, 1969–1979. The Journal of British Studies 47(01), 129-148.
  17. 'British Sports History: The Present and Future',. Journal of Sport History 35, 65-71.
  18. Archives, Truths and the Historian at Work: A Reply to Douglas Booth's ‘Refiguring the Archive’. Sport in History 27(1), 127-135.
  19. Inventing a County: Cardiff, South Glamorgan and the 1974 Reorganization of Local Government. Welsh History Review 23(2), 153-174.
  20. Pigeon Racing and Working-class Culture in Britain, 1870–1950. Cultural and Social History 4(3), 361
  21. Texts, audiences and postmodernism: the novel as source in sport history. Journal of Sport History 24(2007), 121-133.
  22. & The 1953 FA Cup Final: Modernity and Tradition in British Culture. Contemporary British History 20(2), 263-280.
  23. Archery, Romance and Elite Culture in England and Wales, c.1780-1840. History 89(294), 193-208.
  24. & Soccer, Public History and the National Football Museum. Sport in History 23(1), 115-131.
  25. Aberfan and the Management of Trauma. Disasters 24(1), 1-17.
  26. & 'Regulation Run Mad': The Board Of Trade And The Loss Of The Titanic. Public Administration 78(4), 729-749.
  27. Eighty minute patriots? National identity and sport in modern Wales. The International Journal of the History of Sport 17(4), 93-110.
  28. ‘Poor man's cricket’: baseball, class and community in south Walesc.1880–1950. The International Journal of the History of Sport 17(4), 153-166.
  29. Hooligans and barrackers: Crowd disorder and soccer in South Wales,c.1906–39. Soccer & Society 1(2), 19-35.
  30. Fred Keenor: A Welsh Soccer Hero. The Sports Historian 18(1), 105-119.


  1. Christmas and the British: A Modern History. London: Bloomsbury Academic.
  2. Wales since 1939. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  3. (Eds.). Swansea 'til I Die: A Century of Supporting the Swans. Swansea City Supporters' Trust, 2012.
  4. A History of Sport in Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  5. Soccer and Society: South Wales 1900-39. University of Wales Press.
  6. & (Eds.). Soccer and Disaster: International Perspectives. Routledge.
  7. Aberfan: Government and Disasters. Welsh Academic Press.

Book Chapters

  1. Popular Leisure. In Gwent County History vol V. (pp. 228-240). University of Wales Press.
  2. Britain. In Routledge Companion to Sports History. (pp. 444-460).
  3. 'Heads in the Sand': Football, Politics and Crowd Disasters in Twentieth-Century Britain. In Soccer and Disaster: International Perspectives. (pp. 10-27).
  4. & Football Disasters: A Conceptual Framework. In Soccer and Disaster: International Perspectives. (pp. 1-9).
  5. Welshness, Welsh soldiers and the Second World War. In Wendy Ugolini & Juliette Pattinson (Ed.), Fighting for Britain? Negotiating Identities in Britain During the Second World War. Oxford: Peter Lang.
  6. Sport history and digital archives in practice. In Sport History in the Digital Era. Champaign: University of Illinois Press.
  7. ‘Fußall und nationale Identität in Wales’. In in Christian Koller & Fabian Brändle (eds), Fussball Zwischen Den Kriegen. Lit Verlaf: Zürich.