SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY:THE ECONOMICS OF PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL: THE FOOTBALL CLUB AS A UTILITY MAXIMISER

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  • *I am grateful to H. W. Richardson, D. Greenwood, B. Chiplin and Professors L. C. Hunter and D. S. Lees, for reading through an early draft of this paper and for contributing a number of useful suggestions. Needless to say, any errors or omissions remain my own. This article forms part of a wider study on the economics of professional football. The employment features of the sport are discussed in the author's 1969 paper ‘ The Labour Market in Professional Football’.

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