Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Mark Middling, Author at Baltimore Independent


English fans want an independent regulator – here’s how it could help save clubs from ruin

Football clubs are not like other businesses. Their primary aim is not to make a profit, but to win matches. Research shows this creates a conflict between sporting goals on the one hand, and the logic of business on the other. This in turn can result in what one study refers to as a “gambling culture” in which “clubs overspend on […]