Football manager contracts of employment – key clauses for clubs to consider


These articles are published on

As the role of a football manager has become increasingly less stable – particularly at the highest level of the game – the terms of a football manager’s contract have assumed greater significance, given the issues that are likely to arise when club and manager part company.

Part one of this article explores current trends relating to football manager contracts and analysed key provisions of those contracts, such as duration of contract, termination provisions and release clauses

Part two of this article looks at some more key provisions of football manager contracts that clubs should consider, including those relating to garden leave, confidential information and post-termination restrictions.

View by date:

View by author:

Would you like to hear more?