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The Organisation and Governance of Top Football Across Europe

An Institutional Perspective, 1st Edition

Edited by Hallgeir Gammelsæter, Benoit Senaux


302 pages | 6 B/W Illus.

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This book aims to provide an extensive overview of how football is organized and managed on a European level and in individual European countries, and to account for the evolution of the national, international and transnational management of football over the last decades.

Table of Contents

1. Perspectives on the Governance of Football Across Europe Hallgeir Gammelsæter and Benoît Senaux 2. Decisive Moments in UEFA Lars-Christer Olsson 3. The Influence of the EU on the Governance of Football Borja García 4. History, Longevity and Change: Football in England and Scotland Stephen Morrow 5. Organising and Managing Football in Ireland Ann Bourke 6. Diverging Scandinavian Approaches to Professional Football Hallgeir Gammelsæter, Rasmus K. Storm, and Sten Söderman 7. Swiss Football: Finding Alternatives to TV-Rights Revenues Olivier Mutter and Nicolas Huber 8. Belgian Football: A Uniting Force in a Two-Track Policy? Anne-Line Balduck and Steffie Lucidarme 9. The Regulated Commercialisation of French Football Benoît Senaux 10. German Football: Organising for the European Top Uwe Wilkesmann, Doris Blutner and Christian Müller 11. When Stoplights Stay Orange: Control Issues in Dutch Top Football Michiel Pieters and Tom De Schryver 12. The Organization and Economics of Italian Top Football Alessandro Baroncelli and Raul Caruso 13. Commercialization and Transformation in Spanish Top Football Sandalio Gómez, Carlos Martí and Cristina Bofarull Mollo 14. The Organization of Top Football in Portugal Hugo Relvas 15. The Battlefield of Greek Football: Organising Top-Tier Football in Greece Christos Anagnostopoulos 16. More Serious Than Life and Death: Russian and Soviet Football Jim Riordan 17. From Bohemian Rhapsody to a New World: The Organisation of Football in the Czech Republic Vic Duke 18. Socio-Cultural Organisation of Hungarian Football: An Overview Gyozo Molnar, Tamas Doczi and Andrea Gál 19. Understanding the Governance of Football Across Europe Hallgeir Gammelsæter and Benoît Senaux

About the Editors

Hallgeir Gammelsæter is professor in Organization and Management at Molde University College, Norway.

Benoît Senaux is Senior Lecturer and Director of the postgraduate courses in Sport & Event Management at Coventry University, UK.

About the Series

Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SPORTS & RECREATION / Sociology of Sports
SPORTS & RECREATION / Business Aspects