But the best coaching is in western Europe.
In fairness to American-born coaches, Bruce Arena led the U. Szymanski and Kuper point out that most soccer clubs are not only poorly run, but even giants like Real Madrid and Manchester United are small businesses dwarfed by the real titans of industry. Soccer clubs provide lots of entertainment: newspaper stories, reports on Internet sites, computer games, fodder for radio and TV talkshows, and soccer talk over dinner, at work or with a few beers.
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Watford, Reading and Arsenal — the last coached by Arsene Wenger, a trained economist — were the three most profitable in the Premier League, though Watford and Reading have since been relegated. Among the least profitable. Advertising Choices.
Unique perspectives on the daily sports topics that matter most. These books have lessons as applicable to the boardroom as to the playing field. He did it by researching the stuffing out of the subject, understanding the many blind spots entrenched in conventional thinking, and hiring without bias.
Writer Simon Kuper and economist Stefan Szymanski bring the Moneyball approach to the beautiful game.
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