Comparative approach to the National Financial Controls of Clubs - England

Comparative approach to the National Financial Controls of Clubs - England

Introduction

The incredible growth in popularity of the English Premier League since its advent in 1992 has seen a dramatic change in the commercial profile of football clubs in England. The Premier League is now broadcast in 212 territories around the world, working with 80 different broadcasters and reaches a potential TV audience of 4.7 billion people, making it the most watched football league in the world[1]. As a result of this ever increasing popularity, TV broadcast revenues are today worth billions[2]  and commercial revenues for successful clubs are skyrocketing[3]. Consequently, we have seen an increase in wealthy overseas investors taking ownership of...

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