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“All in all, it’s a clever piece of audience design” - Dr Kieran File on Jurgen Klopp’s swearing

Dr Kieran File, expert on sports culture and communication at the Centre for Applied Linguistics, discusses Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s swearing in his post-match interviews.

Dr Christopher Doyle evaluates the economic impact of the World Cup

With England exceeding expectations in the FIFA World Cup, Dr Christopher Doyle, expert on the economics of professional sports, sheds light on how the tournament is impacting the economy.

Wed 11 Jul 2018, 16:02 | Tags: Economics, Football, Sport, Economics and Finance, business, retail

Neymar signing demonstrates "the close ties between football, finance and politics"

Dr David Webber of the University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies, a researcher of the economy of football, said: "It is an astonishing amount of money - more than twice that Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba last summer and two and a half times that paid to United by Real Madrid for Cristiano Ronaldo.

"Of course, while a lot of people will be discussing whether any footballer is worth *that* much money - let alone how any club can afford it - it does also raises a number of issues that demonstrate the close ties between football, finance and politics."

Thu 03 Aug 2017, 09:13 | Tags: Sport, Poltics and International Studies

Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet. However Dr Joanna Collingwood, Associate Professor School of Engineering says individuals can't modify all of the highlighted factors.


'Premier league is the money league' says Dr Webber in response to Man United Pogba deal

Dr David Webber expert on the political economy of sport in the Political and International Studies Department at the University of Warwick comments on Manchester United's re-signing of France midfielder Paul Pogba for a world-record £89m.

Tue 09 Aug 2016, 10:23 | Tags: Politics, Expert comment, Sport

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