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not in a certain territory ( Dejonghe, 2004 ). For the overall economic growth of the region, the presence of a professional sports or football club has mostly minimal direct impact. However, a professional sports club makes a town more attractive to tourism; it is able to use the finance from the taxing of the athletes, owners, and even from the club’s business as such ( Siegfried and Zimbalist, 2006 ). Marketing and sponsorship are also very important for a club’s operation. It is the sponsors that really influence the financial capacities of the club. The number