Sport and Safety Management is a comprehensive and practical handbook for all involved with the safe management of sporting events.

Disasters such as Hillsborough have concentrated managers' minds on public safety and crowd control at all major events. Sport and Safety Management provides necessary advice and guidance for all such managers. Contributions from leading academics and practitioners in the sports management field, bring together all the strands of research, best practice and advice for managing the safety of all sports stadia.

Sport and Safety Management is ideal for practitioners, planners and all those studying or interested in the subject. Whilst focusing on the British experience, this book is an essential source of learning for the international world of public assembly facilities management.

Steve Frosdick is a company director and a Visiting Fellow at the University of Bradford Management Centre. He is a Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management and an Associate Member of the Football Safety Officers' Association.

Lynne Walley is an academic lawyer with interests in criminal law and juvenile offending. She is the Deputy Head of the Centre for Public Services Management and Research at Staffordshire University.

part |2 pages

Part One Introduction

chapter 1|8 pages

Beyond football hooliganism

chapter 2|20 pages

The failure of 'legislation by crisis'

part |2 pages

Part Two Accountability

chapter 3|8 pages

Risk as blame

chapter 4|15 pages

The changing face of criminal liability

chapter 5|12 pages

Who is liable? – a police perspective

part |2 pages

Part Four Practice

chapter 11|15 pages

Designing for safety

chapter 12|14 pages

Safety risks in stadia and sports grounds

chapter 13|15 pages

Crowd risks in sports grounds

chapter 14|8 pages

Risky business

chapter 16|18 pages

Playing away in Europe

chapter 17|14 pages

Policing Euro '96

part |2 pages

Part Five Vision