By Dr Dan Parnell and Dr Paul Widdop Where do you find a Sporting Director in football? We have seen a growing media lens and attention given to the Sporting Director role in football (or Director of Football, Technical Director,... 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.