Liverpool Responds: The Future of Football

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Liverpool Responds: The Future of Football was chaired by Kieran Maguire the University academic behind The Price of Football blog, book and podcast - and frequent media commentator. This latest in the University’s Liverpool Responds series, welcomed a diverse panel of football industry experts.

Kieran was joined by Nicola Palios, Co-owner and Vice Chairman Tranmere Rovers FC; Matt Parish, Foundation Director, LFC Foundation; Professor Sue Bridgewater, Director of the Centre for Sports Business at the University of Liverpool; and Matt Slater, former BBC and Press Association sports reporter, currently a writer at The Athletic, to discuss the future of this treasured industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Liverpool is a city synonymous for many with football, and for many living here, football is at the heart of their
community. At a time when the strength and cohesion of communities around the world have been tested, the panel discuss the power of this unique industry to provide a sense of connection; the contribution the football industry at all levels plays in our societies locally in Merseyside, nationally and internationally; and what the future might hold for this great sport.

The event comprised of short presentations from each of the panellists, followed by audience Q&A.


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