WEFOUNDThe Global Football Industry: Marketing Perspectives World Association for Sport Management Series


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Another piece worth reading by the Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson, obviously one of the most intelligent observers of the sport. I don’t entirely agree with what he has to say in this one. If these are the changes that TV has brought about in soccer – making it faster, more reliant on individual flair – I don’t quite see what the problem is. Wilson’s negative conclusions seem a little forced. Still, well worth a read.

The Guardian’s Jonathan Wilson has written one of the most intelligent and readable articles I’ve read on soccer strategy. Among many other good things, it reminds you: you don’t win games by scoring goals, you score goals by winning games: by playing the game where you want it to be played, thus maximising your team’s strengths and minimising those of your opponent

Joan Didion’s Miami describes how the city’s Cuban population continued, in the Eighties, to be regarded as an exotic curiosity long after it had, in fact, become the city’s establishment, in control of its politics, its banks, its most desirable real estate. As I read Didion’s book recently, it occurred to me to wonder if the American sports world is not similarly failing to discern a truth about soccer.

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