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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Football fans sing anti-German chant before Aston Villa match

Football fans sing anti-German chant before Aston Villa match

  A video has emerged showing football fans singing an anti-German chant ahead of Aston Villa’s pre-season friendly against Bundesliga side RB Leipzig during the summer  In the clip, fans have congregated in a central location in the city of Leipzig before the clash at the Red Bull Arena, which the English outfit went on […]

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Is Manchester United’s Lack of Success Finally Impacting Their Finances?

In May 2018 Ed Woodward, Manchester United’s vice-chairman said that “Playing performance doesn’t really have a meaningful impact on what we can do on the commercial side of the business.” In the Stretford End, hardcore United fans were unimpressed with the comment at the time and no doubt Woodward is squirming after the club’s moderate […]

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Why Do American Men Suck At Soccer?

Why Do American Men Suck At Soccer?

No other sport in the world garners international attention like soccer does, but as an American who grew up playing soccer, I’ve always wondered why the US men’s team kinda just sucked, at least compared to the rest of the world. For the first time in nearly 30 years, the US men’s team has failed […]

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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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Chelsea vs Liverpool: Alexander-Arnold scores a screamer & Firmino nets again | HIGHLIGHTS

JOHN BRADLEY: After an impressive start it’s Alexander-Arnold! Absolutely emphatic. That’s a decent ball by Christensen, and Abraham has broken the offside trap and is in on goal… Super save. Adrian stood tall and stood big, and keeps Liverpool in front. It’s gonna spin for Willian, who’s in. Oh, some save by Adrian, but it’s […]

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A Football Story from the World’s Most Militarised Zone

The Indian-administered Kashmir is widely regarded as the “heaven on earth”- for its picturesque landscape dotted with magnificent valleys, beautiful lakes, rivers surrounded by magnificent Himalayan ranges. Kashmir is also the reason for an active territorial conflict primarily between Indian and Pakistan and has witnessed three major wars between the neighbours and another limited war […]

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Sky Sports Fantasy Football – Master The Mind Games!

Mind Games are important in the Premier League because they work! I am a totally normal guy. I am the normal one. The bigger the personalities, the bigger the feuds. You know he is a specialist in failure. I am embarrassed for him, honestly. Theoretically at least, Mourinho in the same city as Guardiola… …and […]

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