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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

IBISWorld’s Sports Clubs market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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

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Football clubs

Football clubs dominate the industry, accounting for an estimated 40.3% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The Premier League sells the right to broadcast its matches and distributes the revenue from this to the 20 member clubs. Many Premier League clubs have large numbers of members and most home games sell out. Clubs often benefit financially from performing well in European competitions. The Premier League is expected to retain its dominant position in the industry as its income from sponsorship and marketing continues to rise.

There are hundreds of smaller football clubs across the United Kingdom participating in various leagues. Alt.. 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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