ECA Publications & Research

The European Club Association regularly publishes research studies providing its members clubs with valuable information relating to professional football.

On this page, you will find a selection of relevant research, studies and reports for download. In addition to the official ECA Research Documents, you will also find studies and reports from public institutions, universities and private companies.

Reproduction of ECA Research material is authorised, provided the source is acknowledged. For any question, please contact

Latest Publication: CSR in European Club Football
Focusing on case-studies from ECA Member Clubs, CSR in European Club Football - Best Practices from ECA Member Clubs features 64 club projects from 31 different national associations. The objective of the publication is not limited to providing an overview of existing club-led CSR activities in Europe and around the world, but also aims at sharing knowledge and best practices in order to encourage more clubs to be active in this field. Overall, the publication, which was officially launched on the occasion of the first ECA Workshop on CSR & Sustainability held in Turin on the 25th of May, can be seen as a source of inspiration for any club in order to foster the development of CSR activities. More information can be found here.

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