Money and Soccer: A Soccernomics Guide: Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United Will Never Win the Champions League, Why Manchester City, Roma, and Paris St. Germain Can, and Why Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and MU Cannot Be Stopped

Money and Soccer: A Soccernomics Guide: Why Chievo Verona, Unterhaching, and Scunthorpe United Will Never Win the Champions League, Why Manchester City, Roma, and Paris St. Germain Can, and Why Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, and MU Cannot Be Stopped

Stefan Szymanski


sleek football is enormous enterprise. From the ill-received takeover of Manchester United via the Glazer kinfolk to Paris Saint Germain’s present procuring spree for the simplest footballers in the world, football finance has turn into an more and more very important a part of the game.

Barely a summer season is going through now and not using a adored membership going into management or a prosperous businessman investment a mid desk team’s ascension to Champions League competitor. in the meantime, the twice-annual multi-million greenback merry-go-round of move season sees gamers (and now managers) signed for sums proposal most unlikely only a decade in the past. knowing football finance has develop into crucial for comprehending the attractive video game. yet for plenty of enthusiasts, football finance continues to be, frustratingly, an international that's opaque and tough to grasp.

Stefan Szymanski, co-author of the bestselling Soccernomics, tackles each football fan’s burning questions in Money and football: A Soccernomics Guide. From the abolition of the utmost salary within the Nineteen Sixties, via to the effect of television cash either at domestic and in another country within the Nineties and 2000s, Szymanski explains how cash, or loss of, impacts your favourite membership. Drawing on vast examine into monetary files courting again to the Seventies, Szymanski offers transparent research of how that golf equipment have remodeled within the glossy era.

This e-book isn’t constrained to eu golf equipment. Szymanski, a popular specialist on activities administration and economics, seems at what we will study from evaluating the ascension of Europe’s largest golf equipment to their lofty perches and with new monetary versions the world over. via cautious examine and informative tales drawn from world wide, Szymanski offers an obtainable consultant to the area of football finance.

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