The Official FA Guide to Running a Club (Football Association)

The Official FA Guide to Running a Club (Football Association)

by Les Howie (Author)


'The official guides to success on and off the pitch.' This Official Football Association series provides invaluable and essential advice and information about key football skills for anyone involved in football, of any age and level. The books are especially aimed at those involved in grassroots football, who may not have the back up and help that they might need to realise the full potential of their involvement in the game. Each book in this series is packed with practical exercises and features, information and expert advice, which will improve your understanding and enhance your ability and enjoyment of the world's greatest game. A straightforward, lively and practical guide, this book details why you may want to start a club initially and gives comprehensive advice on how to get started and who you can turn to for help. At a time when the financial aspects and problems surrounding football clubs can often overshadow the game itself, this book is essential reading for all those involved in the administrative side of the game in any way. It covers all areas of club management, from administration and finance to PR and marketing.It also has a chapter devoted to dealing with the most common problems and goes on to suggest how to develop the club for the future. 'Be a part of the game.'


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 200
Publisher: Hodder Education
Published: 28 May 2004

ISBN 10: 0340816058
ISBN 13: 9780340816059

Author Bio
Les Howie has worked at The Football Association for over five years and is responsible for the development of all clubs in the national game (non-professional game). His remit covers over 40,000 teams and his core roles and responsibilities are designing programmes and development strategies to raise the standards for all clubs below the Football League. Les has played a key role in the Level 1 Club Coach course which had more than 20,000 participants last year and is also responsible for the management of The FA's new club administration course and EFCA (Effective Football Club Administration), The FA's current club administrative course.