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dc.contributor.authorMorrow, Stephenen_UK
dc.contributor.editorGoddard, Jen_UK
dc.contributor.editorSloane, Pen_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: The substantial increases in income enjoyed by top- level football clubs in recent years, coupled with the resultant benefits gained by elite players, have resulted in a markedly increased emphasis on the business of football. Indeed financial performance has become one of the dominant narratives about football, with regular commentary on financial success or failure at both league and club level. This chapter begins with an overview of information available about football finance, identifying academic, professional and new media sources. It continues with an analysis of the financial state of professional football, focusing both on its impressive high- level revenue figures but also on financial challenges faced by some of its leagues and clubs. This provides the context for a discussion on the theoretical case for financial regulation in professional football, and on financial regulation in practice, specifically the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)'s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. The chapter concludes with a section on political consequences of FFP.en_UK
dc.publisherEdward Elgaren_UK
dc.relationMorrow S (2014) Football finances. In: Goddard J & Sloane P (eds.) Handbook on the Economics of Professional Football. Elgar Original Reference. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 80-99.
dc.relation.ispartofseriesElgar Original Referenceen_UK
dc.rightsPublisher policy allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in Handbook on the Economics of Professional Football ( [J Goddard and P Sloane]), copyright Edward Elgar Publishing. The original publication is available at: The only uses of this work permitted are private study or research.en_UK
dc.titleFootball financesen_UK
dc.typePart of book or chapter of booken_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.citation.btitleHandbook on the Economics of Professional Footballen_UK
dc.citation.isbn978 1 78100 316 9en_UK
rioxxterms.typeBook chapteren_UK
local.rioxx.authorMorrow, Stephen|0000-0002-3721-5019en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.contributorGoddard, J|en_UK
local.rioxx.contributorSloane, P|en_UK
local.rioxx.filenameGODDARD TEXT.pdfen_UK
local.rioxx.source978 1 78100 316 9en_UK
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