2 August 2019 And why Steve Bruce isn’t so bad after all… With a week to go until the first games of the new football season get underway, already the…Read More >
The fantastic four
10 May 2019 A Merseyside marvel At last a good news story about Europe. Or miracles do happen. It has been a crazy week for football and now we have…Read More >
Is the role of the football manager facing relegation?
15 January 2019 The rise of the Coach in the English Premier League There is a joke going around the internet contrasting the fortunes of the Premier League managers Jose…Read More >
The Unexpected World of Business podcast
10 January 2018 The Unexpected World of Business is a podcast by Henley Business School that explores topics that go beyond the boardroom. In this weeks’ episode, Dr Tom Markham and Professor Adrian…Read More >
Why it was right to sack Claudio Ranieri
(with added hindsight) 21 March 2017 Two weeks on from the third most shocking event of 2016/17 – obviously after Brexit and Trump (according to urbane Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp)…Read More >
Could match results in Euro 2016 affect the EU Referendum?
16 June 2016 “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more…Read More >
Business of the Beautiful Game
14 July 2015 On the evening of Tuesday 16 June 2015, Henley Business School hosted an event on the topic of the ‘Business of the Beautiful Game’. The Vice-Chancellor of…Read More >
Can economics determine the performance of football managers
and answer the question of which manager is next to face the sack? 11 March 2013 A recently published research paper by ICMA Centre Professor Adrian Bell, Professor Chris Brooks and PhD researcher Tom…Read More >