Football Management

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! Football Finance


Among postings are my thoughts summarised in bullet points on

The postings on the blog include occasional summaries of those clubs which are currently in crisis.These can be accessed from the links below, which show the most recent posting first.  Some updates on individual clubs have been added as comments, but a major update normally provokes an individual posting. Readers wanting to follow the developments at an individual club are advised to use the Quick Club Links (in the left hand side-bar).

8 September 2012 Round-up of Season 2011/12

31 December 2011 2011 The year in insolvency events

21 December 2011 Round the lower levels Part 2

28 November 2011 Round the lower levels Part 1

27 August 2011 Round-up of insolvency events 2010/11

2 October 2010 Manchester City following in Pompey’s footsteps (includes five seasons-worth of Premier League clubs’ individual wages/revenues ratios)

8 August 2010  On the embargo front

29 July 2010  Club round-up

7 April 2010 Ups and Downs 1

17 March 2010 Crawley Town and Farnborough in court today (includes list of recent winding-up court cases)

23 January 2010  Coming up in court,with HMRC

5 January 2010 HMRC on the warpath big time

9 December 2009 Some snippets…

5 December 2009 Trouble at t’top (and bottom)

1 December 2009  Of Windings-Up and Windings Up

15 November 2009  Insolvency Overview

27 October 2009  Administrations Review extra

25 October 2009  Administrations Review

01 October 2009  Latest insolvency news

12 September 2009  UPDATES to ‘Insolvency round-up’

06 September 2009 Insolvency round-up

15 July 2009 HMRC’s increasingly active season

30 March 2009 A movable famine, as it turned out

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