This book aims to provide an extensive overview of how football is organized and managed on a European level and in individual European countries, and to account for the evolution of the national, international and transnational management of football over the last decades.Since rich and comparative data that at the same timeis longitudinal havebeen hard tofind, we have had to rely on information that is not always easy to process ... The Danish and Swedish FAs were among the seven national FAs that founded FIFA in 1904. ... In Denmark thereare 12 teams inthe top flight, each playing each other threetimes. ... The womena#39;stop leagues in Norway andSweden also requirea professional licenseeven though fewfemale players arefull professionals.
|Title||:||The Organisation and Governance of Top Football Across Europe|
|Author||:||Hallgeir Gammelsæter, Benoit Senaux|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2011-07-07|