Sport

How the richest clubs are privatising football 

Tuesday 16 April 2019 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

A big team losing a football match would not necessarily cause much of a fuss. However, the defeat of Real Madrid at the hands of Ajax in the knockout phase of the Champions League (Europe’s major tournament for top-division clubs) marks the beginning of a new era in the business of football.


European football (UEFA)

Monday 28 January 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The UEFA publishes an annual "European Club Footballing Landscape", an overview of European clubs, their influence and financial health.


World cup: Nearly one-third of players in European teams are of migrant descent

Friday 29 June 2018 | VoxEurop

Facing rising hostility in Western Europe, migrants are massively overrepresented in the region's World Cup's teams, compared with the overall population.


Why France or Denmark will win the World Cup 

Thursday 14 June 2018 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

The statistics speak for themselves: countries with higher taxation levels have a greater chance of winning in international football tournaments.


European football: ever richer…and more unequal  in depth

Wednesday 04 October 2017 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

An increasingly large ball that ends up more and more often in the same goal. That’s the new face of European football