I want to be a footballer!

I want to be a footballer!

Like many youngsters, I once dreamt of being a footballer – it didn’t work out, mainly because I wasn’t very good (although this fact doesn’t seem to have stopped some people).

However, had I known then what I know now then maybe my dream of working in football would have lived on!


The world of professional football is more than just what happens on the pitch; it is a huge industry. In fact, it is many many industries, and it now provides career opportunities for many different people, from a multitude of backgrounds and with a wide range of qualifications.

The University College of Football Business (UCFB) operates in London (Wembley Stadium) and in Manchester (The Etihad Stadium), and it offers undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in numerous different areas – but all connected to the football industry.

UCFB offers courses that are directly relevant for all the following CASCAID career profiles:

  • Sports Coach
  • Journalist
  • Event Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Accountant
  • Finance Manager
  • Marketing Executive
  • Marketing Manager
  • Direct Marketing Manager
  • Direct Marketing Executive
  • Social Media Manager
  • Psychologist
  • PE Teacher
  • Sport Scientist
  • Lawyer

………and of course, Sports Professional.

So the closing moral of the story is, no matter what your skills, there is a career for you in football!

CASCAID.  Our purpose?  Your purpose.






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