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Sustainable Development Of A City By Using A Football Club


  • Vlad ROSCA

    () (Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest, Piata Romana 6, Bucharest, Romania)


The aim of the article is to present ideas upon which a model of sustaianble development through a football team (or club) can be set in practice. Football clubs represent more than just a simple sporting organization. They are a driver of the economy and of the society, and can also contribute to the local environment. The article focuses upon how the authorities of a city can use the local football club in order to reach economical, social and environmental development. After a brief presentation of how the investment in the club may look like, the article presents the development opportunities that a football club brings to its city of origin.

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  • Vlad ROSCA, 2010. "Sustainable Development Of A City By Using A Football Club," Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 5(7(16)), pages 61-68, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:terumm:v:5:y:2010:i:16:p:61-68

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    1. Hojat Vahdati, 2015. "Brand Identification Model of Sport Industry (Case Study: Iranian Soccer Pro League)," Journal of Asian Scientific Research, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 5(8), pages 394-405, August.

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    : sustainable development; football club; economy; society; environment.;

    JEL classification:

    • Q01 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General - - - Sustainable Development
    • L83 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Sports; Gambling; Restaurants; Recreation; Tourism


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