Task 1: Research Paper on Sports business
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"Més que un club"
(More then a club)
Sport Business - Futbol Club Barcelona (FC Barcelona)
History of the organization
Futbol Club Barcelona ( also known as Barcelona ) is a professional football organization that is based in Spain and competes in one of the most challenging league in europe called 'La Liga'. Barcelona was incorporated on November 29th, 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Spanish footballers led by Hans Gamper, who then made a football empire that has improved through many success in the domestic league and in the European competitions. Barcelona started as as a nonprofit oraganzation but then realised that they needed income to build success for the club. The "Nou Camp" is Barcelona's home stadium and was inagurated on September 24th 1957. The stadium holds roughly 90,000 fans and was Barcelona turning point along with big transfer signings to increase fan recognition. FC Barcelona then changed from just a football club to a sort of symbol to the 'catalans' and is building stronger globally with being named the most popular football club around the world and are now the secondest most richest club and best football side in todays game. Overview of business, core business, ownership, governance and administration, location of organisation Barcelona has a wide range of sporting teams from their well known football side to other teams such as basketball, hockey, handball and futsal. These teams compete at a high level and have reached many accomplishments. Barcelona focuses heavy on their youth academy where they see their business starting from. FC Barcelona believe that the fans are part of ownership as they are the one who provide revenue for the club and also the reason why Barcelona are...
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