Mesut Ozil’s agent Dr Erkut Sogut: How to Become a Football Agent

(phone rings) Maybe it’s a transfer. So Erkut, how did your idea for the book come about? I would say I was always an advocator for education. During my own experience in the past – on my path to become an agent, I realised there was really nothing outside in the world to see how […]

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How Analytics has Changed Scouting in Football

How Analytics has Changed Scouting in Football

The Premier League’s financial environment makes it difficult for teams outside the top six to compete for the best players, and yet, the rest of the league still manage to sign players of an excellent quality. Whether it’s Burnley signing James Tarkowski when clubs like Liverpool and Arsenal were in desperate need of a center […]

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Are Corner Kicks Becoming Irrelevant in Football?

Corner kicks are always greeted with a thunderous roar. They bring hope, however hopeless they actually prove to be. Statistically, corners are football’s least effective set-piece and are in a worrying state of decline. Since 2000, across Europe’s big-five leagues, they have led to a goal just 3.3 percent of the time. 4 in 10 […]

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The Champions: Season 2 in Full

The Champions: Season 2 in Full

What happens when 800 of the world’s most elite footballers and their managers live together under one roof? Players stop being polite and start getting Real. This is The Champions I kick shins and knees like they’re balls. I also kick balls like they’re balls. I am so pumped to join Chelsea, because I was […]

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🏆MESSI vs RONALDO vs VAN DIJK!🏆 The Best Awards: Football Challenges

Football Challenges: Van Dijk vs Messi vs Ronaldo! Who is ‘The Best’? The Sprint Challenge! On your marks! Get set… Wait! We already know who the winner is… Top speed in last season’s Champions League – me! 34.5 km/h vs Barca. When you lost 3-0? Yes, a week before we beat you 4-0 in the […]

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Why do Football Clubs do Warm Weather Training?

Why do Football Clubs do Warm Weather Training?

Despite being barely two months into 2019, Liverpool have already been on two warm weather training camps this year. They went to Dubai for four days in January and then to Marbella for a couple of days in mid-February. Their return from the UAE was followed by consecutive draws at home to Leicester, ironically in […]

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Football, A Different Way: German Fan Activism

Football, A Different Way: German Fan Activism

Going to a match in England is very different to how it was 30 years ago. In some ways, that’s a good thing. Ever since the Taylor Report and the dawn of the Premier League, stadiums have got better, safer and less violent. Despite recent flare ups, overt racism, sexism and homophobia are less overt […]

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The Rules of Football (Soccer or Association Football) – EXPLAINED!

The Rules of Football (Soccer or Association Football) – EXPLAINED!

Ninh explains, the Rules of Association Football. Association Football, more commonly known as ‘soccer’ in North America and Football pretty much everywhere else in the world, is a game played with two teams of 18 players, with 11 players taking the field at any one time. The object of the game is for your team […]

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🔥MBAPPE vs NEYMAR vs CAVANI: Football Challenges!🔥

🔥MBAPPE vs NEYMAR vs CAVANI: Football Challenges!🔥

Footballer Challenges! Mbappe vs Cavani vs Neymar! Dizzy Penalty Challenge Hey, I’m first No way, I’m first I’m first, it’s in my contract Well I’m the oldest Well I’m the most expensive Come on Edison – let Neymar go first Oh, stop sucking up to him, Kylian You kiss-ass… Okay, Edison… You can go first… […]

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