The business of football stimulates many publications, studies and articles, which attempt to demonstrate an appreciation of the complex challenges and key issues faced by organisations connected with the football sector.


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Read more Sky Football Benchmark - The Player Trading Game 2017


In the latest episode we discuss the results of "The Player Trading Game 2017", a report in which we focus on the best European clubs by player trading activities.

Read more The Player Trading Game 2017


Only one year ago, the whole football world was stunned when Manchester United FC broke the transfer record by signing Frenchman Paul Pogba for EUR 105 million. Despite being considered by many as a disproportionate and unsustainable trend, this summer we have witnessed a further pull of the financial muscle exercised by clubs.

Read more Aspiration and realism: Europe's second tier leagues


In this article, the Football Benchmark team explores some of the main variations across second tier football in England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany.

Read more Supporting the cause: Crowds across Europe’s top leagues in 2016/17


In this article, the KPMG Football Benchmark team focuses on stadium performance in the big five leagues in 2016/17, with an eye on the possible trends for the 2017/18 campaign.

Read more Chinese football: Revolution into evolution


In this article the Football Benchmark team reviews the status of Chinese Super League (CSL) clubs from a revenue-generating perspective. 

Read more Sky Football Benchmark - Stadia development (12th episode, subEng)


In the latest episode we explain what are the costs associated to develop a new stadium and what are the European best practices.