‘Ffenomenoleg Dibyniaeth: profiad cyn-chwaraewr pêl-droed'

‘Ffenomenoleg Dibyniaeth: profiad cyn-chwaraewr pêl-droed'
(The Phenomenology of Addiction: a former professional footballer’s experience)

Carwyn Jones

This article examines the story of a former professional footballer in recovery from alcoholism in order to improve our understanding of the nature of addiction and its manifestation in his life in general and his career in particular. Flanagan’s (2011) account of the phenomenology of addiction is used to interpret the feelings and emotions underlying and contributing to the chaos and confusion which characterise the former player’s account of his life.


  	Carwyn Jones, ‘Ffenomenoleg Dibyniaeth: profiad cyn-chwaraewr pêl-droed', Gwerddon, 19, Ebril 2015, 28-44.


    Addiction, alcoholism, sport, football, recovery.


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