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Recent publications

Books

  • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (eds) (2001) The Changing Face of the Football Business: Supporters Direct. London: Frank Cass.
  • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (eds) (2000) Football in the Digital Age: Whose Game is it Anyway? Edinburgh: Mainstream.

Chapters in books

  • Hamil, S. (2008) ‘Manchester United: the Commercial Development of a Global Football Brand’ in S. Chadwick and D. Arthur (eds) International Cases in the Business of Sport. Butterworth-Heinemann/Elsevier, Chapter 9.
  • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (2001) 'New Developments in Football Ownership' in S. Hamil, J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (eds) The Changing Face of the Football Business: Supporters Direct. London: Frank Cass.
  • Carr, P., J. Findlay, S. Hamil, J. Hill and S. Morrow (2001) 'The Celtic Trust’ in S. Hamil, J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (eds) The Changing Face of the Football Business: Supporters Direct. London: Frank Cass.
  • Cannon, T. and S. Hamil (2000) 'Reforming football's boardrooms' in S. Hamil, J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (eds) Football in the Digital Age: Whose Game is it Anyway? Edinburgh: Mainstream.
  • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (2000) 'Whose Game is it Anyway?' in S. Hamil, J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (eds) Football in the Digital Age: Whose Game is it Anyway? Edinburgh: Mainstream.

Journal articles

  • Hamil, S., M. Holt, J. Michie, C. Oughton, L. Shailer and K. Wright (2004).`The Corporate Governance of Professional Football Clubs', Corporate Governance: The international journal of effective board performance 4(2): 44-51.
  • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton and L. Shailer (2002) `The State of the Game', New Academy Review 1(1): 79-92.
  • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton and S. Warby (2000) ‘Recent Developments in Football Ownership', Soccer and Society 1(3): 1-10.
  • Carr, P., J. Findlay, S. Hamil, J. Hill and S. Morrow (2000) 'The Celtic Trust', Soccer and Society 1(3): 70-87.

Working papers

  • Morrow, S. and S. Hamil (2003) `Corporate Community Involvement by Football Clubs: Business Strategy or Social Obligation', Stirling Research Papers in Sports Studies 1(1).
  • Hamil, S., M. Holt, J. Michie, C. Oughton,; L. Shailer and G. Walters (2003) `The State of the Game: The Corporate Governance of Football Clubs 2003', Birkbeck College Football Governance Research Centre Research Paper 2003/04.
  • Binns, S., S. Hamil, M. Holt, J. Michie, C. Oughton, L. Shailer and K. Wright (2002) `The State of the Game: The Corporate Governance of Football Clubs 2002', Birkbeck College Football Governance Research Centre Research Paper 2002/01.
  • Hamil, S., J. Michie, C. Oughton, and L. Shailer (2001) `The State of the Game: The Corporate Governance of Football Clubs 2001', Birkbeck College Football Governance Research Centre Research Paper 2001/02.

Conference papers

Date Title of presentation Conference title Location
28 October-2 November 2007 ‘Can supporter-owned co-operatives (supporters' trusts) play a significant role in the reform of European football club and league structures, in particular as a vehicle for protecting the traditional social and community asset purpose of football clubs in the European sports model?’ Fifth World Communications Conference on Sport and Society: Play the Game 2007 Reykavik
12-15 September 2007 `The financial performance of Scottish league football and its implications for the future of survival of Scotland 's football clubs? Is the current 42-club Scottish league structure sustainable and do supporter-controlled supporters' trusts (co-operatives) have a role in any successful re-structuring of Scottish professional football?' European Association of Sports Management (EASM), Annual Conference Turin
24-25 February 2007 `Supporters Direct: the role of fans' owned football clubs' Political Studies Association (PSA), PSA Sport and Politics study group conference University of Wales, Gregynog, Powys
8 December 2006 `The financial performance of Scottish league football and its implications for ground ownership by Scottish football clubs? Is the current 42-club structure sustainable?' Sport and Sport Exercise Sciences Research Institute Research Seminar Series 2006-2007 University of Ulster
10 May 2002: Morrow, S. and S. Hamil `Corporate Community Involvement by Football Clubs: Business Strategy or Social Obligation' Scottish Trade Union Research Network Sixth National Seminar - Football and the Community Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) Headquarters, Glasgow
7-8 September 2000: Hamil, S. and S. Morrow 'Corporate Community Involvement (CCI) By Football Clubs: Business Strategy or Social Obligation' The Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)

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