By Leslie Crang The first goal of this brave new era, though, was not scored by one of the ultra-elite. It was scored by a team whose presence among the then 22 runaways was something rather remarkable in itself and... Continue Reading →
By Laura Finnegan - originally published here. I’m from Louth, with a passion for sport. Despite (or because of!) this I had never seen a game of hurling until I was a wide-eyed 17 year old leaving home for college... Continue Reading →
By Eleanor Drywood This paper interrogates legal responses to trafficking-like practices around the recruitment of young footballers from developing regions of the world to Europe’s professional football leagues, arguing that an approach which focuses to a greater extent on the... Continue Reading →
Call for papers: Football and its shifting global powerbase. Sport, Business and Management: An International Journal Guest Editors: Dr Paul Widdop, Leeds Beckett University, UK Professor Simon Chadwick, University of Salford, UK Dr Dan Parnell, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK In... Continue Reading →
Duncan Drasdo, the CEO of MUST - the Manchester United supporters' trust shares their submission to the government on Football Governance, via the Corporate Governance reform consultation (which is separate to the Football reform consultation). Shared 17 February 2017. Please see below Introduction... Continue Reading →
By Dr Joel Rookwood - @JoelRookwood The Cup of African Nations has been staged at fluctuating intervals since its inception in 1957, from an annual to quadrennial basis, across 19 different states. CAF – the Confederation of African football –... Continue Reading →
Mark Panton provides details some insight on his research: How do stakeholders influence stadium-led regeneration? The event was held at FC United’s Broadhurst Park on 30th November 2016.
Insights from Richard Irving on his research: Supporter ownership: The way forward or a missed opportunity? The event was held at FC United’s Broadhurst Park on 30th November 2016.
Our Chair at the Future Football conference, Professor Jean Williams offers an insight into her research, Football by design: World Cup posters 1930-2014. The event was held at FC United’s Broadhurst Park on 30th November 2016.
Dr Max Mauro talks about his research in his presentation titled: The Balotelli Generation: What is means for Italian football and society. The event was held at FC United’s Broadhurst Park on 30th November 2016.
Gavin Maclean of Edinburgh Napier University presents his research on Political economy and football formation: Toward a labour process analysis of the work of footballers. The event was held at FC United’s Broadhurst Park on 30th November 2016.
Dr Jonathan Cable of Cardiff University presents his research: The Fans are revolting: Football, fan protest movements and the press. The event was held at FC United’s Broadhurst Park on 30th November 2016.
PhD student and applied researcher Alex Culvin provides insight into her future research on elite female football in England. The presentation was titled: Elite Female Football in England: How 'do' they do it? University of Central Lancashire The event was held... Continue Reading →
Ellie Whittaker presents her post graduate research offering an insight into elite football contexts through her presentation: "We're trying to create normal people in a world that wants aliens": A critical evaluation of the elite player performance programme (EPPP). The event... Continue Reading →
Dr Giambattista Rossi from Birkbeck University presents Sports Agents and Labour Markets: Evidence from World Football. Giambattista's book Sports Agents and Labour Markets: Evidence from World Football (Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management) can be found here. The event was held... Continue Reading →
By Dr Danny Fitzpatrick @DFitz_Politics Despite appeals from the respective football associations of England and Scotland, FIFA has refused to allow players of both teams to display poppies on their shirts during the World Cup qualifier at Wembley tonight. The... Continue Reading →