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Jacqui Oatley presents the first in a new series of Late Kick Off London and South East. The programme follows the fortunes of the 13 Football League teams in the region over the crucial final weeks of the season as the promotion and relegation issues are decided. Highlights, news, views, interviews and a look behind the scenes at the clubs with it all to play for.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 Mar 2013 23:25
BBC One London, South East only

The financial health of football

The financial health of football

Late Kick Off  takes a close look at the increasingly difficult financial challenges facing our football clubs.


More than two thirds of Football League clubs who responded to a BBC survey say they are worried about the financial health of teams in the world's oldest domestic league.


"These are very challenging economic times and football is no more insulated from the effects of the recession than any other sector," a Football League spokesman said.


Read the full story on the BBC Sport website.


Role Contributor
PresenterJacqui Oatley
Series ProducerChris Slegg