1st Edition

The Organisation and Governance of Top Football Across Europe An Institutional Perspective

Edited By Hallgeir Gammelsæter, Benoit Senaux Copyright 2011
    312 Pages 6 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    322 Pages 6 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    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.