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The business of football

Welcome to this new free OpenLearn course produced by The Open University working in partnership with the EFL Trust, the educational arm of the English Football League. If you are fascinated by football and interested in discovering more about business and management then this engaging and stimulating free course which provides the opportunity to share and comment on your learning with others is for you. You can progress at your own pace and it will take a minimum of around 9 hours of your time to complete the course.

In the following video Eleanor Oldroyd from BBC Radio 5 Live explains a little more about the topics you’ll examine.

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