RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 143/19/3
TitleSport in Iraq up until the Second Gulf War
DescriptionFolder of presscuttings, telex reports and other papers relating to sport in Iraq up until the Second Gulf War, including a cover story from The Middle East (March 1988) on 'Striking Power. Arab Football Kicks Off', more coverage of the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, a report on an editorial attack (presumably written by Udai Hussein) on the Iraqi football team published in the newspaper Al-Baath Al-Riyadhi (1986), handwritten notes on the matter by Crusoe, a Baghdad Observer article on youth and sports achievements since the July Revolution (17 July 1984), preparations for the Seoul Olympics in 1988 including a qualifying match with Kuwait (Arab Times 19 December 1987) and involvement with the Arab Sports Federation.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameCrusoe; Jonathan Richard Huthwaite (1953-1991); journalist and writer
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