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The key finding from this study revealed that;
1. Results identified a range of areas where organisations felt their performance did not match the importance of their provision. As such, room for improvement was identified, however respondents noted the general increase in resources to support these engagement activities.
2. Regional differences within the results suggest that pockets of excellence exist within the European football, which contrast with areas where improvements can be made.
3. Interviews with organisations operating best practices suggest that local context is a major factor in the quality of provision. Other factors include financial resources, human resources and competencies (developed through training) as well it being paramount that organisations possess an inclusive philosophy.
This case study report highlights the best practices in the provision of disability football and the accessibility of football stadia. We hope that this case study book can assist in our aim to foster on- going dialogue about how football can be a place for all, irrespective of ability.
|Number of pages||30|
|Publication status||Published - 14 Jun 2017|
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Paul James Kitchin (Speaker)12 Jul 2019
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Paul James Kitchin (Speaker) & Stephen Bloomer (Speaker)10 Jun 2017
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Kitchin, P. J. & Bloomer, S., Nov 2018, Challenging the Narrative: Football Collective Conference Glasgow 2018.
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Promoting universal accessibility for disabled and older fans to European stadia: A Holistic Journey Sequence Approach (HOPES)Paramio-Salcines, J. L., Kitchin, P. J. & Downs, P., 1 May 2018, Managing Sport Business. 2nd ed. Oxon: Routledge, p. 530-560 30 p.
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