All Your Football Podcasts in One Place

Over the last 18 months or so, I’ve been able to push content out across numerous platforms. I’ve really enjoyed creating various podcasts throughout this time. I set out the five seasons’ worth of podcast content which I hope you enjoy. My first season of Done Deal podcasts started with explaining the Nike, New Balance …

Five Key Takeaways from the Post-Brexit FA Work Permit Rules

1.       The Basics: The previous Governing Body Endorsement (GBE) requirements only related to non-EEA players wishing to play in the EPL and EFL. This was because of the EU free movement provisions that benefitted all European workers wishing to work in the UK. The new system is relevant to any player who is not a citizen of the UK and …

The Shirt Sales Myth

An updated Extract from Done Deal, my football industry book that you can buy here on Amazon. When David Beckham moved to Real Madrid, this seemed to herald the era of news stories about increases in shirt sales covering the transfer fee and wages for a new player. More than 1 million Real Madrid shirts …

Football’s Financial Crisis: Three Ideas to Help Lower League Clubs

By Daniel Geey and Jonny Madill EFL Chairman Rick Parry has explained that without serious intervention, lower league clubs face a £200m funding blackhole come September 2020. When providing information to the Digital Culture, Media and Sport committee, Parry was clear that systemic change is needed to ensure EFL club finances are future proofed – …

Football Industry YouTube Course

I decided to put together a 12 day football industry course on YouTube setting out a number of the key areas of the industry I work in. I hope you enjoy them. An Introduction to the Football Ecosystem Football Transfers Football Player Contracts Player Boot Deals Image Rights Contracts Football Agents Representation Contracts Who Pays …