2013 | 62 | 3 | 51 - 70
Article title

Euro 2012 – The End and the Beginning of Polish Football Supporters

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Euro 2012 - koniec i początk dla polskich kibiców piłkarskich
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The paper attempts to verify impact of UEFA Euro 2012 tournament that was hosted by Poland and Ukraine on traditional supporters’ communities in Poland. Applying the typology of football fans developed by Richard Giulianotti, it focuses on traditional fans. Article explores different strategies undertaken by the supporters towards Euro 2012. The event is analyzed from various perspectives: as a chance for change in Polish public discourse; as a trigger for moral panic and as a field of conflict between various social actors (professionals, players, supporters, media, etc.).
Artykuł podejmuje próbę zweryfikowania wpływu Mistrzostw Europy w piłce nożnej UEFA Euro 2012 zorganizowanych w Polsce i na Ukrainie na tradycyjne społeczności kibiców piłkarskich w Polsce. Aplikując typologię Richarda Giulianottiego, koncentruje się na fanach tradycyjnych. Artykuł analizuje różne strategie podejmowanych przez kibiców działań wobec Euro 2012. Wydarzenie to analizowane jest z rożnych perspektyw: jako szansa na zmianę w polskim dyskursie publicznym, jako przyczyna paniki moralnej oraz jako pole konfliktu między różnymi aktorami społecznymi (działaczami, zawodnikami, kibicami, mediami).
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  • Uniwersytet Łódzki
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