What is it about?
This paper contributes to the scant literature on the management implications of football by highlighting how globalisation has affected and reconfigured professional sports using the influx of foreign players into the English football league as a point of departure.
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Why is it important?
Now that the world is in a lockdown and national football league games shelved, Olympics suspended and Qatar 2022 uncertain, the importance of this conversation warrants reflection.
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This page is a summary of: Management implications of foreign players in the English Premiership League football, Management Decision, February 2009, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/00251740910929687.
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