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A deep dive into the financials of the rags-to-riches story @fcmidtjylland since Matthew Benham acquired the club back in 2014 and turned it into a consistent title contender and talent powerhouse

#soccernomics #superligaen #fcmlive #sldk

I have previously done two similar threads about the two major Copenhagen clubs @FCKobenhavn and @BrondbyIF (in Swedish) but FCM is actually the Danish club with the best aggregate results (sum of places in Superligaen) last 5 years:

2-1-2-1-4 = 10

FCK: 3-2-1-4-1 = 11
This has been achieved while excelling in player development and outstanding value creation for its owners.

@osynligahanden posted an excellent piece about this during the holidays (in Swedish)…
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#EconomicsForSociety #soccernomics #EuropeanSuperLeague #Football Image
And we're live! @joachim_voth opens tonight's session, introducing our speakers: Ignacio Palacios-Huerta at @LSEManagement and @sszy at @UMKines
Ignacio Palacios-Huerta explains the fascination around the game: The clan (football club), the temple (the stadium), the war (the enemy is the other club or another city or another country), and eternity (a shirt and a flag).
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Yesterday was another crazy day for #Football & specifically in this case, for #Derby #dcfcfans

#EFL ruling on their accounting practices

Threat of sanctions - What will that mean?

#RichardKeough ruling - They have to pay him £2.3m (bonkers episode)🤯…
Then add in the farce of the #takeover process

A 29 year old front-man masquerading as an Instagram Billionaire (complete with macho boxing backstory & links to Indonesian investors & looted billions) #Suharto

👏 @secondtierpod ⤵️

#DCFC #FitAndProper

I'm equally fascinated & frustrated by rogue investors in #EnglishFootball

I've read widely and spoken to people with genuine knowledge of the machinations of global finance💸

What puzzles me today is, how/why did #MelMorris get himself in this hole?😏
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