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After eight special

Title
After eight special
Genre
Interview; Documentary; Vox pop; Speech; Special; Jingle
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:49:10
Description
Chris Martin presents this After Eight special investigating the financial crisis facing soccer teams in Britain. Begins with a clip of comedian Jasper Carrott performing. Speaks to Aston Villa manager, Ron Saunders about the club’s scheme involving unemployed young people in training; also club Director Dan Tana; Assistant Secretary of the Professional Footballers Association, Gordon Taylor; Manchester United Football Club Chairman Martin Edwards; West Ham United Football Club Secretary Eddie Chapman; Chairman of the Football Association, Sir Harold Thompson; Football League Secretary Graham Kelly; minister for sport Hector Monro; and fans going to a match. Breaks in recording.
Contributors
Graham Kelly; Chris Martin; Gordon Taylor; Jasper Carrott; Martin Edwards; Hector Monro; Ron Saunders; Dan Tana; Eddie Chapman; Harold Thompson
Keywords
USA; Sports competitions; Government; Prices; Public finance; Adolescents; Association football; Football players; Hooliganism; Finance; Sponsorship; Team sports; Economic recession; Unemployed youth; Employees transfer; Manchester United Football Club; Football grounds; Sportsmen; Bankruptcy; Youth unemployment; Training; FA; Business failures; Games (leisure activities); West Ham United Football Club; Sports clubs; Employment status; Part time employment; Professional Footballers Association; Sponsors; Aston Villa Football Club; Visitor numbers

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