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Privatization of Football Clubs in Iran: Challenges and Barriers

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"Managerial obstacles were lack of serious determination for football clubs privatization, plurality of decision making center and lack of sufficient coordination among them and resistance of some governmental manager CONCLUSIONS Research result has shown that structural challenges are the most important one, this finding is similar to Guidio and Philippe (2003) finding about Spanish football clubs , they found that Spanish football clubs structure isn’t suitable and their development encounter with big challenge(3). Result has shown that legal barriers was the second important obstacle for privatization football clubs ,this result is similar to Guidio and Philippe (2003) finding , their result showed that lack of special law about TV or broadcasting right, sponsors, economic and financial management were the most important reasons for inefficiency in Spanish football clubs ."

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165 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9

‌ ‌‌‌ANNALS‌ OF APPLIED SPORT SCIENCE–Special Issue

First National Congress of

"New Scientific Consequence‌ for‌ Iran‌’s Sport Development" Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2014, 10-11 December

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ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479

Privatization of Football Clubs in Iran:

Challenges and Barriers‌

1Hassan Gharehkhani∗, 1Jabar Seifpanahi‌ Shabani‌

1. Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran.

INTRODUCTION

Over the last century football has constituted itself as the world’s game (1). Football has become an emerging international‌ business with an institutionalized community of organizational actors that establish, maintain and transform the rules of the business across nations and boundaries (2). Despite a decade of privatization football clubs in developing countries‌, the‌ vast majority of Iranian football clubs continue to be in government hands. No studies have analyzed football clubs privatization till now. An understanding of the football clubs privatization problems can‌ assist‌ the privatization process in football clubs and other sport clubs too.

Literature review has shown that football clubs privatization encounter with some challenges and barriers .Challenge refers to serious‌ statue‌ that we can’t ignore it , if manage it will be opportunity ,otherwise it can be threat . Barriers refers to factors, that located between desired future and existing situation, so‌ we‌ must‌ surmount them for attaching our‌ goals‌.

The‌ purpose of this study was to identify and interpret the football clubs privatization challenges and barriers to answer this question, why‌ has‌ Iran‌ been pussyfooting on privatization of football clubs?

∗ - Corresponding‌ Author‌:

Hassan Gharehkhani

E-mail: gharehkhani@znu.ac.ir

166 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9

167 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9

168 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9