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