Analysing the Value of Football to Greater Manchester

Manchester is the most famous football city in the world – Manchester United are the world’s most valuable club and one of the world’s biggest sporting brands; Manchester City are the world’s richest football club and are making the investments to match United’s global standing. And there are well-know teams across Greater Manchester from the Premier League through the Football League into non-league football. Given the importance of football to the Greater Manchester economy, a study was undertaken to identify the main benefits the sport brings to the conurbation and to identify what further actions could deliver additional benefits for Greater Manchester.

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