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 Is the time right for safe-standing?


As sentiment starts to shift in some countries, the KPMG Football Benchmark team provides an analysis of the situation in Europe’s big five leagues and the opportunities that a change in safe-standing regulation may bring. 

Read more Player Valuation: Putting data to work on transfer market analysis


The KPMG Football Benchmark team provides a high level analysis of the 2018 summer transfer window for the European “big five” leagues and explains how a better approach for player valuation can benefit all industry stakeholders.

Read more FIFA Big 5 Transfer window analysis


The report is a summary of activity in the International Transfer Matching System (ITMS) by clubs from England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain (“the Big 5”) during this year’s summer registration period.

Read more Strategic connection – the power of social media at the World Cup


In this article, the KPMG Football Benchmark team reviews the impact of social media on the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Read more The Ronaldo Economics


In this report we review the economic impact of Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer to Juventus FC.

Read more World Cup 2018 stadia: Fit for purpose, uncertain future?


KPMG Football Benchmark reviews Russia’s World Cup stadiums and FIFA’s ticketing policy.