Sport and sport-related activity is estimated to support over 440,000 full time equivalent jobs, 2.3% of all jobs in England. – Sport England


  Why choose a career in Football and Sport? 

• In 2010, sport and sport-related activity generated Gross Value Added (GVA) of £20.3 billion – 1.9% of the England total. 

• The sports industry comes 14th in the industry sector league table, above insurance in 15th, Architecture & Engineering in 19th and Accounting in 30th. 

• Premier League football clubs contribute £3.4 billion GDP to the UK economy. 

• As a result of Premier League and club activities, 103,354 Full Time Equivalent jobs were supported in the UK in 2013/14. In March 2015, Premier League clubs also committed to adopting the Living Wage for all their full-time employees by the start of the 2016/17 season at the latest.