A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
The Sports Business Group at Deloitte provides an in-depth analysis of football's finances.
Parklife Football Hubs National Programme
Wed, 26 Oct 2016
This document sets out the details of the programme, funding process and the journey to deliver a new sustainable model for grassroots football hubs nationwide.
Setting The First Cycling And Walking Investment Strategy
Mon, 14 Dec 2015
Department for Transport
This document outlines, for the first time, the Department for Transport's timetable and approach to developing the various elements required to deliver the first CWIS.
Triennial Review Of UK Sport And Sport England
Mon, 14 Sep 2015
Triennial reviews are part of the government's public bodies reform programme providing a robust challenge to the continuing need for non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and reviewing their functions, performance, control and governance arrangements. This is the first triennial review of UK Sport...
The Economic Impact Of The Premier League
Sat, 21 Mar 2015
This summary report by EY presents the estimated economic contribution of the Premier League in the 2013/14 season.
Investing In Cycling And Walking: The Economic Case for Action
Sat, 14 Mar 2015
Department for Transport
This paper aims to summarise recent changes in the evidence base as well as the key legacy studies that should help not only to quantify the impacts resulting from investment in cycling and walking, but also to make the case for investing in cycling and walking above other demands on budgets.
A Living Legacy: 2010-15 Sport Policy And Investment
Tue, 10 Mar 2015
The primary focus of this document is to showcase a commitment to the legacy of the 2012 Olympics, whilst illustrating some of the key economic benefits of sports policy to England through sports devolved policy through primary delivery organisations, including local authorities, Sport England and UK...
The FA Chairman’s England Commission
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
This October report looks at following barriers to football development: England lags behind in the quantity and quality of affordable grassroots facilities; Coaching and coach development, in clubs and at grassroots, have not yet reached a satisfactory level and impact.
Sportworks: Providing The Value Of Sport (Summary)
Sun, 09 Oct 2011
Sported sought to find a sector-wide method of demonstrating the relationship between sport and social benefits. At the outset the organisation wanted to understand the impact of the Sport for Development sector and the cost saving being made to society. The outcome is a sophisticated IT system which...
The Cost of Living Crisis
Mon, 19 Dec 2022
- A growing proportion of clubs are in severe financial difficulty, operating with low reserves following COVID-19 – this is currently the case for a quarter of clubs and is expected to rise to a third in the coming year
Unlocking the Potential
Fri, 08 Jul 2022
A group of leading organisations across sport, recreation and physical activity has today come together for the first time to call for radical reform to support the growth and development of the sector.
A landmark report, 'Unlocking the potential', proposes a clear strategic vision for how to fully harness...