Journal Articles

Click here to access my published research articles. Please email me for copies of book chapters. 

My publications include:

2017. Magrath, R. 'To try and gain an advantage for my team': Homophobic and homosexually themed chanting among English football fans. Sociology. Advance online publication. 

2017. Magrath, R., Cleland, J. & Anderson, E. Bisexual erasure in the British print media: Representation of Tom Daley's coming out. Journal of Bisexuality, 17(3), 300-317. 

2017. Magrath, R. The intersection of race, religion and homophobia in British football. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 52(4), 411-429. 

2017. Magrath, R. & Scoats, R. Young men's friendships: Inclusive masculinities in a post-university setting. Journal of Gender Studies. Advance online publication. 

2017. Gaston, L., Magrath, R. & Anderson, E. From hegemonic to inclusive masculinities in English professional football: Marking a cultural shift. Journal of Gender Studies. Advance online publication. 

2016. Cleland, J., Magrath, R. & Kian, E. The internet as a site of decreasing cultural homophobia in association football: An online response by fans to the coming out of Thomas Hitzlsperger. Men and Masculinities. Advance online publication. 

2015. Magrath, R., Anderson, E. & Roberts, S. On the door-step of equality: Attitudes toward gay athletes among academy-level footballers. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 50(7), 804-821. 


Other Publications

2017. Magrath, R. Media review: Gareth Thomas: Hate in the Beautiful Game, BBC Wales: A response in defence of professional football. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. 

2017. Magrath, R. Book review: The Feminization of Sports Fandom: A Sociological Study. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 52(7), 894-897.