Essays on Crisis Management Plan for Blackburn Rovers Football and Athletic PLC Case Study

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The paper "Crisis Management Plan for Blackburn Rovers Football and Athletic PLC" is a good example of a case study on management. Blackburn Rovers Football and Athletic PLC (the Club) is selected for its description for the stadium for a crisis management plan. A safety certificate has been issued by the Football Licensing Authority under the Safety at Sports Ground Act 1975 under the Club Safety Policy. The club is located at Ewood Park, Nuttall Street, and Blackburn. The stadium has a seating capacity of thirty-one thousand one hundred and fifty-four (31,154), consisting of three, two tears stand with the names, The Jack Walker Stand, The Blackburn End Stand, and The Darwin End Stand.

There is an additional fourth single tear stand called CIS Stand. All the three main stands have corporate facilities located in the main stands within the stadium; a Blues Café Bar is situated within the Blackburn End Stand for the provision of light refreshment to the audience. A retail shop is located within the premises of the stadium but separate from the major stands of the stadium. The Blackburn Rovers Football and Athletic PLC (the Club) is used for the organization of Football Matches between the National as well as international teams.

The club is used by the playing teams as on the basis of their demands and approved schedules by the relevant Football Associations. The Club is used by the administrators of the organization for the conduction of the matches and to accommodate the audience as per approved safety guidelines and with an advanced emergency crisis management plan to deal with any unforeseen crisis that may arise pre, during and post matches scenario. Legislative control: The Blackburn Rovers Football and Athletic PLC (the Club) has a legal coverage by the General Safety Certificate issued by the Blackburn with Darwin Borough Council which is a Certifying Authority under the License issued by the Football Licensing Authority (FLA).

The stadium is protected under the Safety at Sports Ground Act 1975 (as amended) in lines with the guide to the Safety at Sports Ground and the Club Safety Policy.  

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