n IMFO : Official Journal of the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers - Back to basics - a municipality soccer analogy

Volume 16, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-520X



Too often we see the rise and fall of a soccer team whether it be national or international. Take Liverpool for instance; a giant of English soccer in the 70s and 80s, now reduced to a team struggling to get into the top 4 of the premier league. But we don't need to look that far, remember Manning Rangers the winners of the inaugural PSL now no longer existing. Many experts say that the key to soccer clubs getting back to their winning ways is to go back to the basics, being get leadership in defense, get a creative midfielder and get a powerful striker. But you may be asking, what has this got to do with the municipal environment and especially how can it assist me in reducing my municipality debt and enhancing my revenue. Well, let's see where this leads.

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