About fcbusiness

fcbusiness is the business magazine for the  football industry serving as a practical guide to those involved in the business of running a club at every level. Published since 2004, fcbusiness is now at the forefront of the football industry.

With the largest readership of decision makers within the football industry, fcbusiness continues to make huge strides within the industry when linking buyers & sellers as well as providing insight, discussion, research and information on all topics that impact the football industry.

Featuring product reviews, case studies, interviews, research and comment on all the areas that touch the industry from finance, stadium development, safety & security to merchandise, ticketing and hospitality, to name but a few. fcbusiness is the first port of call for information in this ever expanding industry.


Published 8 times a year, each issue focuses on the work being carried out by clubs, governing bodies, and stakeholder groups such as the FA, FAI, SFA, Football Foundation, the LMA plus many more.

Our commitment to all levels of the game increased dramatically during 2023 and will continue to do so in 2024. On this website you will find video, news and interviews as well as enhancements to our business directory and recruitment pages.

We are proud media partners with some of the most influential business conventions in the football calendar which have helped to establish fcbusiness as a major player in the football industry. As well as this, our media partnership with the Football Foundation demonstrates the importance we place on the grassroots game.

Editorially, we will continue to profile clubs, associations and governing bodies at all levels of the game from the elite of the Premier League to the lower levels of the non-league. If you’re involved in any part of the football industry then being involved with fcbusiness is without doubt a commitment to industry.

In 2022 and beyond, you can expect fcbusiness to support your goals in the game whether you are a club, governing body, association, supplier, brand, event, media body or an individual working within any of these.

fcbusiness – The Business Magazine for the Football Industry

Tel: +44 (0)191 442 4005

Email the Editor, Aaron Gourley: agourley@fcbusiness.co.uk