This week’s sports industry reading list – 22/5/15

Against the odds, we’ve reached week two of this blog – thanks for reading and be sure to tell colleagues and friends about it, because it’s now officially a series. As ‘regulars’ will know, it’s designed to be a romp through the best writing on the sports industry – the much talked-of global business of sport – over the past few days (or at least the things I’ve read and liked or thought were particularly interesting). To business:

The big three stories of the week

This week’s sports industry must-reads

  • SportsPro unveiled its annual most marketable athlete’s list this week – I had a little part to play in who was in and who was out before leaving – and with a woman in the number one slot for the first time new magazine editor Eoin Connolly examines the evolving commercial landscape for female athletes – it’s a typically fantastic piece:
  • The Swiss Ramble’s blog is a must for anyone who has an interest in the finances of football clubs – here’s a great example from this week, as he pours over the books of Championship play-off finalist Middlesbrough:

That’s all for now. Happy reading, sports industry.


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