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"Football and Society" Panel Speaker

Lee Tucker, MA
(Leeds Metropolitan University)

Lee Tucker is part of the School of Sport, in the Carnegie Faculty at Leeds Met and teaches across a broad range of subjects including Sport, Leisure & Culture and Sport Development. A common theme that permeates all of the above is inclusivity and how this is played out in sport and community development. Lee is currently undertaking a PhD with the working title of Sunday league football and transformative spaces for potential social change. He is part of an editing team of the textbook Strategic Sport Development, which is to be published in 2013.

A recent article by Lee and published by Leisure Studies Association is:

  • Tucker, L. (2011) Forza Forza Republica: a case study of politics and socialist culture in a Sunday league football club in LSA Publication No. 114 Community and Inclusion in Leisure Research and Sport Development, Eastbourne, LSA Publications.
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