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Commentary on the management of over 160 English football clubs by Dr John Beech, winner of the FSF Writer of the Year Award 2009/10 Twitter: @JohnBeech Curator of Scoop.it! Football Finance

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A day of reckoning

Posted on May 23, 2011

I managed to follow the great play-off between AFC Wimbledon (to whom, many congratulations) and Luton Town (to whom, commiserations) at least live online.  Football at its most exciting.  I wonder if Andy Burnham chose quite the right words though when he tweeted “Wimbledon back in Football League. Brilliant. A great victory for all football […]

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Posted in Broadcasting rights, Costs, Economic impact, Fans, Football Conference, Governance, Merchandising, Premier League, Promotion, Pyramid movement, Relegation, Revenues, Sponsorship | 2 Comments »

Appendix E: Tough Love for Salisbury City?

Posted on May 23, 2010

This is the time of year that anorakies like me start to change our data files to reflect the promotions and relegations which are about to take place officially.  If you think that is already a straightforward task, barring the odd play-off final, then you are forgetting what is happening in the Conference and lower […]

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Posted in Debts, Football Association, Football Conference, Governance, HMRC | 4 Comments »

Alternative models

Posted on December 5, 2009

Notwithstanding the emergence of Supporters Trusts, there has been relatively little experimentation with alternative forms of business structure in English football clubs. One notable exception has been Ebbsfleet United, which allows democratic paricipation by its members through the use of the internet – see the club website and myfootballclub.co.uk. Both websites have been silent so […]

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Posted in Community, Governance, Organisational culture, Ownership | 3 Comments »

LINKS

Posted on April 17, 2009

Sites covering broadly the same topics: Andersred Blog because football’s a Results Based Business Changing Scottish Football A blog from Supporters Direct Scotland, so much the same topics except in Scottish football futebolfinance English version of Portugal-based website Pitch Invasion Responsiball “Football clubs are more than just businesses; they are cultural institutions.“ Scaryfootball/finances Soccernomics The […]

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