Mezinárodní migrace ve sportu Fotbalisté ze zahraničí v české 1. lize
International Migration in Sports. Foreign Footballers in the Czech 1st Division.
diploma thesis (DEFENDED)
- Kvalifikační práce 
Faculty / Institute
Faculty of Science
Teaching of Geography and Physical Education for Secondary Schools
Department of Social Geography and Regional Develop.
Date of defense
22. 9. 2008
PublisherUniverzita Karlova, Přírodovědecká fakulta
KeywordsKeywords not found
9 Abstract International Migration. Professional Footballers in the Czech 1st Division Michal Matušík In the present time the extent of the phenomenon of international migration of sports labour has increased significantly. That is why it has become the subject of academic research. However, this phenomenon is accompanying the history of the football, in principal, since 1920s. In the theoretical part, the thesis treats migration in the sports in general. Drawing on existing, somewhat scarce literature, on the subject, it presents typologies of sports migrants. Further, it gives theoretical concepts of international migration applicable to the sphere of sports. The thesis notes also some aspects of international migration from the point of view of the sports law. The aim of the thesis is to analyse the migration of foreign footballers to the Czech Republic. To create a framework for that, a general history of the international migration in football is resumed in brief. In empirical part of the thesis, a survey of the foreign footballers in the Czech 1st Division in the period 1993/1994 - 2006/2007 is presented. The concept of the foreign footballer for this purpose is defined as a foreign national who actually has taken part in the play in the field at least once in the course of the season. The period...