News and events

Habits of 140,000 online gambling accounts in Great Britain detailed by new research

Online gambling research

New interim findings from research conducted by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) in collaboration with the University of Liverpool’s Professor David Forrest and Professor Ian McHale detail for the first time the gambling habits of 140,000 active online gambling accounts.

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Experts demand UK Government reverses "political" decision to ban football fans

Football stadium

The UK Government’s decision to stop fans attending football matches is “more politics than evidence-based” and will “ultimately break” the sport’s ecosystem if not reversed, according to a report by the University of Liverpool’s Centre for Sports Business.

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The impact of COVID-19 on sporting industries

The impact of coronavirus on sports

Academics from the Centre have been assessing the impact COVID-19 is having on sporting industries.

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Horseracing Industry Conference takes place in London

Keynote speaker, Horseracing Industry Conference 2020

Delivered in partnership with The Racing Foundation, the 2020 Horseracing Industry Conference took place in London on Tuesday 18 February.

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Academic's twitter account to be archived by British Library

Kieran Maguire, Football Finance Specialist

The twitter account of University of Liverpool football finance specialist, Kieran Maguire will be archived in the UK Web Archive at the request of the British Library.

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Book that explores the use of “Football as Medicine” released

Dr Dan Parnell & Professor Peter Krustup

A book edited by Dr Daniel Parnell, Senior Lecturer in Sports Business at the Management School, and Professor Peter Krustrup, Professor in Sport and Health at University of Southern Denmark, has recently been released.

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Sports finance specialist up against major titles for prestigious FSA Award

Kieran Maguire, Sports finance specialist

The University of Liverpool’s Kieran Maguire is up against major media brands like FourFourTwo and The Athletic after being nominated for a national Football Supporters Association (FSA) award.

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Female jockey performance in Jump racing underestimated by betting public

Female Jump jockeys may be being underestimated by the betting public, suggests analysis conducted at the University of Liverpool Management School by PhD student, Vanessa Cashmore.

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Management School hosts European Sports Economics Conference

The Management School welcomed colleagues from as far as Australia and Colombia as it hosted the tenth anniversary meeting of the European Sport Economics Association.

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Professor Sue Bridgewater named board member at Women in Football

Professor Sue Bridgewater, Director of Executive Education and Director of the Centre for Sports Business, has been named as one of three new members to the board of Women in Football.

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Real Madrid most likely Champions League winners, according to football supercomputer

Liverpool FC and Real Madrid are heading for a 1-1 draw after 90 minutes in Saturday’s Champions League final, according to analysis by the University of Liverpool’s Professor Ian McHale.

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