Didier Quillot, the former head of Orange and Lagardére Active, has been chosen as the new general manager of the Professional Football League (LFP), which operates France’s top domestic football competitions.
So often associated with the greed and cynicism that many connote with football since the mid-90s, there are few more controversial figures in the game than player agents.
Soccerex are delighted to announce the expansion of their media partnership with LawInSport, the leading online international sports law publication, to a global level ahead of an action packed 2016 for both parties.
In 2016 Soccerex, the global leader for the business of football, will be heading to Mexico for the Soccerex Americas Forum, 11-12 May, where over 1000 industry decision makers will gather from across North & South America, for a unique business experience in the fastest growing sports market in the world.
Ahead of the Soccerex Global Convention 2015, Soccerex has confirmed the final line up of event partners and supporters. Brands such as Qatar’s leading communications company Ooredoo, market leader in enterprise application software SAP and leading international media like Eurosport have all signed up for the three day football business event.
A financial and legal expertise will be delivered at this year’s Soccerex Global Convention, 7-9 September, at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, with some of the industry’s leading companies giving an in depth insight into the key financial and legal issues in world football such as third party ownership, crowdfunding, image rights, financial best practice and transfers and player management.
Soccerex are honoured to announce that HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, the main challenger in the May FIFA elections and the bookies favourite to be the next FIFA President, has confirmed he will be giving an exclusive interview as part of the Soccerex Global Convention 2015, 7-9 September, Manchester.
Events management company Traffic Sports USA and the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Footbal (Concacaf), the governing body for soccer in the region, have announced the termination of their contract by mutual agreement.
As well as being the loneliest position on the football pitch, goalkeeper is also, apparently, the cheapest, as a new “Soccerex 20 U-21” report found that, of the Top 20 most valuable U-21 players in the world, not a single one is a goalkeeper.
The Soccerex 20 Under-21 report,compiled by Prime Time Sport, showed that Raheem Sterling is the most valuable young player in Europe at an estimated value of £35m, but it also highlighted the apparent overpricing of young English talent.
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