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The final week to consider why football is more than a game?
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Welcome to week 6, the final week of Football– More Than a Game. It’s fantastic been working with you. And in this week, this final week, we look at two really important issues– money and ownership. Football finances and football governance and ownership are hotly discussed topics in the football world today. You will hear this week from Stephen Morrow, one of the experts on football finances. Do you know where the money goes to and comes from in your local football club? Do you know who owns your local football club? So these two issues that we look at in this final week, football finances and football ownership, are really important. And I would like to hear your views on both of them.
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We also complete our final piece of assessment, the final qualitative piece of assessment in Football– More Than a Game, as we ask you to consider why football is more than a game. Please use all the information, including the discussions with our colleagues over the past six weeks. It’s been great working with you, and I hope you’ve really enjoyed these past six weeks on Football– More Than a Game.
Welcome to the final week of this course, Football: More than a Game. Five weeks since we started and we’ve covered a lot of ground on the sport of football. Let’s look at what we’ll cover in this sixth and final week.
In this video, we’ll introduce you to the key questions and topics covered in this week. Be prepared to think about the following questions:
  • Who should own football clubs?
  • Consider the changing nature of football finances and governance?
  • Why is football more than a game?
Enjoy the content and well done for getting this far – let’s finish this final week.
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