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Call for Papers | “It’s a whole new ball game: Thirty Years of the English Premier League” – Special Issue of Soccer & Society. Call ends April 20, 2020
We encourage papers illuminate and critically understand the current football industry context. Moreover, we hope to attract new theoretical findings, alongside practitioner-focused strategies undertaken to navigate the challenges for football and specifically the future of football. We would warmly welcome discussions and ideas for creative prospective submissions; however our focus will be thorough, original, rigorous and impactful contributions.
Friday 17th May, 10.00 – 16.30 Kanaris Lecture Theatre, Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, Manchester This workshop will explore the implications of the emergence of English Premier League football as a major entertainment industry. Increasingly global revenue sources within football create new spaces and opportunities for ‘value skimming’ by various actors: players, owners, managers, and agents/intermediaries, which produce new kinds of tensions...