fcbusiness is the business magazine for the UK & Republic of Ireland football industry serving as a practical guide to those involved in the business of running a football club at every level. Published since 2004, fcbusiness is now at the forefront of the football industry.


With the largest readership of decision makers within the football industry, fcbusiness continues to make huge strides within the industry when linking buyers & sellers as well as providing insight, discussion, research and information on all topics that impact the football industry.


Featuring product reviews, case studies, interviews, research and comment on all the areas that touch the industry from finance, stadia development, safety & security to merchandise, ticketing and hospitality, to name but a few. fcbusiness is the first port of call for information in this ever expanding industry.


fcbusiness celebrated publishing our 100th issue and now, more than ever, we are committed to bringing you everything that this ever-growing industry continues to churn out.


Recent highlights in the magazine have included interviews and comment from some of the top power brokers with the industry – Billy Hogan, Chief Commercial Officer at Liverpool FC, Swansea City Vice-Chairman, Leigh Dineen as well as many other leading figures from the football business world.


Our commitment to all levels of the game increased dramatically during 2016 and will continue to do so in 2017. On this website you will find video, news and interviews as well as enhancements to our business directory and recruitment pages.


We are proud media partners with some of the most influential business conventions in the football calendar such as Soccerex and Leaders which have helped to establish fcbusiness as a major player in the football industry. As well as this our media partnership with the Football Foundation demonstrates the importance we place on the grassroots game.


Editorially we will continue to profile clubs associations and governing bodies at all levels of the game from the elite of the Premier League to the lower levels of the non-league. If you’re involved in any part of the football industry then being involved with fcbusiness is without doubt a commitment to industry.


In 2017 and beyond, you can expect fcbusiness to support your goals in the game whether you are a club, governing body, association, supplier, brand, event, media body or an individual working within any of these.


fcbusiness – The Business Magazine for the Football Industry


Tel: +44 (0)191 441 4010


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