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Sports Clubs in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Sports Clubs Market Research Report | SIC R93.120 | Aug 2016

On target: The strong performance of major football clubs supports industry revenue growth

The Sports Clubs market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Sports Clubs industry comprises a wide array of sports clubs, ranging from large professional clubs, such as teams in the Premier League, to semi-professional and amateur sports clubs. The top Premier League clubs receive a large amount of funding from sponsors and other sources. On the other hand, smaller sports clubs exist within an increasingly crowded market and have to compete with each other for funding, attendees, viewers and sponsors. Sports clubs also compete for consumer spending with other entertainment and leisure outlets such as bars and cinemas. Sports participation and income levels combine to determine revenue trends for UK sports clubs... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

There are vast differences between the various types of sports clubs across the United Kingdom and these clubs can draw funding from a range of sources. Although the majority of enterprises in the industry are small, amateur sports clubs, these account for only a small proportion of industry revenue. In contrast, the 20 clubs in the Premier League generate a significant share of industry revenue. The major drivers of the industry's performance are interest in sport, sports participation and growth in household disposable income. In order for the smaller sports clubs to be successful, a significant share of the population must participate in sport and pay in order to do so.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 5.1% t.. purchase to read more


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What is the Sports Clubs Industry?

This industry comprises sports clubs that offer sporting activities, whether at a professional, semi-professional or amateur level. It excludes sports facilities without a club affiliation, the organisation of sporting events and the activities of sports coaches.

Industry Products
Premier League clubsOther football clubsCricket clubsRugby clubsGolf clubs
Industry Activities
Football club operationRugby club operationCricket club operationGolf club operationTennis club operationOther sports club operation

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