A football debate: the future of football accountability research

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Purpose: Commentary on Soccer Society debate, used to create accountability research agenda.

Design/methodology/approach: Thematic analysis of debate in relation to accountability research gaps.

Findings: Areas for future football accountability research include refereeing, human rights in event hosting, governance, ownership, networks, and club and fan finances.

Debate commentary and agenda for football accountability research.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAccounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Publication statusAccepted for publication - 15 Aug 2022


  • Football
  • research
  • accountability
  • governance


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