Description

Managing Football is the first book to directly respond to the rapid managerial, commercial and global development of the sport and offers a thorough analysis of how the football industry can meet the challenges that flow from these developments.

Expertly edited by two well known specialists in football business management, it draws together the work of a world-class contributor team to form a comprehensive analysis of the most important issues facing the managers of football businesses across the world.

The cutting edge analysis examines all the important business challenges in the football industry and the management of football businesses and covers all of the key football markets including England, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Australia, North America, China, South Africa, South Korea, the Netherlands & Belgium, and Mexico.

Managing Football is simply a must-read for anyone studying or working in football business management and is set to be an important landmark in this rapidly moving and globally expansive field.

Sean Hamil is a lecturer at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.

Simon Chadwick is Professor of Sport Business Strategy and Marketing, Coventry University, UK.

Key Features

* Contributed to by a world-class team of experts and well edited by two specialists in football management * Comprehensive coverage of all key issues in football internationally, with a strong balance of academic and practitioner analysis and comment * Presented in a clear and structured format, easy-to-use for readers with clear signposts throughout the text and online resources for lecturers

Readership

Undergraduate students on football studies, sport management and leisure management degrees; sport managers

Details

No. of pages:
520
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9781856175449
Electronic ISBN:
9780080949765

About the authors

Sean Hamil

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK

Simon Chadwick

Simon Chadwick is Professor of Sport Business Strategy and Marketing, and Leader of the Ambushing, Sponsorship and Sport Marketing Group, at Coventry University (UK). He is also a Director of the Birkbeck Sport Business Centre at the University of London. Simon is co-editor of the books ‘The Business of Sport Management’, ‘The Marketing of Sport’ and ‘The Business of Tourism Management’ (all published by FT Prentice Hall), and is also Editor of the International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Elsevier’s Sport Marketing book series and the Henry Stewart Sports Marketing Talk Series. Simon has worked with numerous organisations from across sport including FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Chivas US, the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, the Football Association (FA), Sport England, the International Tennis Federation, Sport Business, Red Mandarin and International Marketing Reports.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Sport Business Strategy and Marketing, Coventry University, UK