The 2018 Winners have been announced

The trophies were presented at the ceremony at City Central at the HAC on Thursday 22nd November.

Big clubs such as Everton, Manchester United, Liverpool and Barcelona were amongst the winners alongside outsiders such as Kew Park Rangers. See all the category winners.

Tony Adams received a special award for his work with Sporting Chance. He said afterwards “What a honour to receive this Award. I am very proud of all my staff at Sporting Chance and dedicate this award to them for their 18 years of fantastic work tackling mental and emotional problems including addiction, for the Sporting industry.” It was an emotional end to the evening as a lifetime contribution to the business of football was presented in memory of the Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

“I won ten trophies in football and this is my first trophy in sobriety, and I am more proud of that than the ten I won,” 
Tony Adams. Former Arsenal captain

The Football Business Awards were established to recognise both the business units within the clubs responsible for commercial success and off-pitch activity and professional services and businesses dedicated to supporting clubs and the game itself. The event has gone from strength to strength with over 450 applauding the triumphs of the 2018 winners..

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2018 Highlights


Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Lifetime Contribution to the Business of Football


Tony Adams receives the 2018 Global Football Ambassador Award