Analysis of economic factors of Iranian professional football


  • Seyed Mehdi Seyed Bagheri Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • Rasool Norouzi Seyed Hosseini Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • Marjan Saffari Department of Sport Science, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
  • Esmail Sharifian Faculty of Physical Education, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran
Palabras clave: Economy, Money, Betting, Sports Industry, Football


The objective of this study was to analyze the economic factors of Iranian professional football. The participants comprised experts specializing in football and sports economics. The purposive sampling method was employed to identify participants for the research. A total of 12 individuals were selected as the statistical sample. Data analysis was conducted using the Analytical Hierarchical Process (AHP). In the paired comparison questionnaire, participants were asked to assess the relative importance of the economy components. ExpertChoice software was utilized to calculate component weights. The findings revealed that it would be recommendable to depoliticize the football administrative and management system and minimize government interference. Additionally, fostering a tax culture and formulating a provincial tax system tailored to the specific characteristics of football is crucial. Moreover, creating a platform for privatization in football would facilitate free competition.


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Seyed Bagheri, S. M. ., Seyed Hosseini, R. N., Saffari, M. ., & Sharifian, E. . (2023). Analysis of economic factors of Iranian professional football. SPORT TK-Revista EuroAmericana de Ciencias del Deporte, 12, 39.