The Football Manager

In 1974, after publicly declaring him the best man for the job, Swales sacked Ron Saunders, subsequent to canvassing ... In contrast, the Football Association placed a great emphasis on management training, probably more than most other ...

The Football Manager

This clear and accessible book is the first in-depth history of the role of the football manager in British football, tracing a path from Victorian-era amateurism to the highly paid motivational specialists and media personalities of the twenty-first century. Using original source materials, the book traces the changing character and function of the football manager, covering: the origins of football management – club secretaries and early pioneers the impact of post-war social change – the advent of the football business television and the new commercialism contemporary football – specialisation and the influence of foreign managers and management practices the future of football management. The Football Manager fully explores the historical context of these changes. It examines the influence of Britain's traditionally pragmatic and hierarchical business management culture on British football, and in doing so provides a new and broader perspective on a unique management role and a unique way of life.

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The Football Man
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Arthur Hopcraft
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-01 - Publisher: Aurum

‘Football matters, as poetry does to some people and alcohol does to others… Football is inherent in the people… There is more eccentricity in deliberately disregarding it than in devoting a life to it. The way we play the game, organize it and reward it reflects the kind of community
The Football Men
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Simon Kuper
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-12 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The great footballers and coaches are rarely glimpsed from up close. They shield themselves from the tabloids, hide their personalities behind professionalism, and in the words of the cliché, 'do their talking on the pitch'. This book gets up close to them. The Football Menis not a series of celebrity
The Football Manager
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Neil Carter
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-18 - Publisher: Routledge

This clear and accessible book is the first in-depth history of the role of the football manager in British football, tracing a path from Victorian-era amateurism to the highly paid motivational specialists and media personalities of the twenty-first century. Using original source materials, the book traces the changing character and
The Football Manager's Guide to Football Management
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Iain Macintosh
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Random House

The Football Manager Guide to Football Management is for anyone who has ever believed that they could do a better job than their club’s manager. It’s for anyone who has ever tried to prove that point by taking the hot seat in the management simulation Football Manager. Whilst most Football
The Role of the Professional Football Manager
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Seamus Kelly
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-17 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Considering the celebrity-like status of the professional football manager, surprisingly little is known about their role. This book provides an unprecedented insight into the chronically insecure and vulnerable world of the contemporary professional football manager. Drawing on original research, it explores the complex challenges and skills of the football manager