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The economic cash cow of reaching the Promised Land of the Premier League  

Tonight’s playoff-final between Fulham and Brentford is an interesting stakeholder case in football with a huge amount of money at stake. On top of securing an attractive sporting position in the Premier League, the winner of the game will also exemplify the sports economic ‘the winner takes it all’ principle of scoring the ‘football lottery’s’ […]

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Success over time highlights Liverpool FC’s strong ethos of fighting back

Once upon a time depicts the start of a fairy tale. Nonetheless, this expression also illustrates the chronicle of past events influencing a modern football brand like that of Liverpool FC. The meaning of history and legacy in influencing the presence and future of a football brand is vital. In addition, the meaning of the […]

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Top football rivalries combine historic content and big business – the case of Manchester United and Liverpool FC

Today’s Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool FC gives the word ‘competition’ an interesting dimension. The driving force of the modern football economy is the passionate fan identification, which among other things is associated with the fierce rivalry and the obsession linked to today’s match and the strong historic content and legacy of […]

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Major League Soccer: How the economics of co-branding will help the MLS grow its business. Part 1

Co-branding and co-creation are vital elements in shaping a football/soccer culture on North American soil. The MLS has come a long way since the first game was played in 1996. However, a football/soccer culture is not built overnight in a nation that still climbs to the NFL and the pervasive power of Super Bowl as […]

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Football’s sociocultural appeal moves customers and market shares – case of El Clásico

Top football thrives due to the popularity of the game on a global scale and its roots in a sociocultural context. Rivalries and local derbies are at the center of attention in this sociocultural perspective of football. In an era characterized by the terminology of the ‘global village’, these matches mirror passionate pastime entertainment with […]

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