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The Football Collective Annual Conference 2017

  2017 Annual Conference of The Football Collective to be held at the University of Limerick Established in the UK in 2016 'The Football Collective' is a dedicated International network of over 200 academics and practitioners across a range of... Continue Reading →

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Football Broadcasting in the UK: Paywalls and Eyeballs

By Jonathan Cable, Cardiff University On the 8 March 2017 BT Sport broadcast the greatest come back in Champions League history. Barcelona versus PSG witnessed the first time a team managed to overcome a four goal deficit. In the days surrounding... Continue Reading →

Monitoring and Achieving Compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code: Learning from the Implementation of Other International Agreements

By Stacie Gray The scale of the problem that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) faces in terms of eliminating doping in sport was recently highlighted by the exposure of state-sponsored doping in Russia and the series of doping scandals within... Continue Reading →

Football Science Seminar at University of Southern Denmark, Odense

Professor Peter Krustrup recently hosted a football science seminar – surrounding Football Fitness and Elite Level Football at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. The event was to celebrate Peters appointment as Professor of Sport and Health Sciences and Head of Football... Continue Reading →

Job Alert: Senior Researcher

Location: Manchester Salary: Up to £45,000 (D.O.E) plus excellent benefits package Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent   As a leading social research company specialising in sport, community and youth sectors, Substance is seeking a new member for its successful... Continue Reading →

Inaugural Football Science seminar: Football Science – The Use of Top-Class Research in Elite Football

Professor Peter Krustrup extends an invitation to this forthcoming “Football Science Seminar – The Use of Top-Class Research in Elite Football" on 27 Jan 2017, 2pm-5:15pm at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Sign up is free. Alongside Peter Krustrup, you... Continue Reading →


It is great news to see that planning for the 2017 Football, Education and Prejudice Conference is now underway. The 2016 event will be extremely hard to top with viewers from across the world accessing the highly engaging and thought-provoking event.... Continue Reading →

Dr Stacey Pope talks about the Football Collective at ‘Future Football: a Design for Life’

Leon Davis talks about the Football Collective at ‘Future Football: a Design for Life’

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