© 1999

The New Business of Football

Accountability and Finance in Football


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Stephen Morrow
    Pages 1-3
  3. Stephen Morrow
    Pages 4-29
  4. Stephen Morrow
    Pages 58-120
  5. Stephen Morrow
    Pages 121-156
  6. Stephen Morrow
    Pages 157-197
  7. Stephen Morrow
    Pages 198-201
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 202-236

About this book


This dynamic study of the business of football considers its income and cost drivers, its capital structure and its accounting policies through UK examples and international comparison. Also addressed are the conflicts arising out of the incorporation of football and the dichotomy between sport and business, leading to a suggested contemporary framework for accountability and business behaviour.


accounting capital finance sports

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Heriot-Watt UniversityEdinburghUK

About the authors

STEPHEN MORROW lectures in financial reporting and accounting theory at Heriot- Watt University. His research concentrates on the financial aspects of the football industry and he has had several papers published in that area. He is a regular contributor to both Radio Scotland and Radio 5 Live on issues relating to the football business.

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