The Changing Face of the Football Business
Edited by Sean Hamil, Jonathan Michie, Christine Oughton, Steven Warby
Series Editor: J A Mangan, Boria Majumdar
Routledge – 2000 – 136 pages
Series: Sport in the Global Society
This examination of changes taking place in the world of football focuses on its growing commercialization. It covers such topics as fans becoming shareholders, with a say in the running of the clubs, and the setting-up of a government-sponsored scheme to support shareholder trusts.
"interesting book on the changing structure of how football clubs are owned, their transformation into plcs, and the dangers of the media company ownership