All entries for Monday 05 June 2006
June 05, 2006
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With the World Cup just days away three Warwick academics provide insights into the world of football.
First up, after analysing the results of 4500 international games, Henry Stott gives his predictions for the World Cup Champions and explains how to pick a World Cup winner: link
Secondly, Andrew Parker looks at the transition of David Beckham from national disgrace to World Cup hero and international mega-star. Why do we seek out such heroes and what are the stories we should be looking for in Germany 2006: link
Finally, Sue Bridgewater discusses the professionalisation of football management and shows how new approaches to the training of managers might put home-grown talent in the driving seat for the national job: link