In this week's Soccerex spotlight, financial strategy in football's expert Isitan Gün, Professor at The Football Business Academy (FBA), Chairman at Eredivisie's Fortuna Sittard and former COO/ CFO at Galatasaray, analyses some of the factors that led France, Croatia, Belgium and England to the last stages of the FIFA World Cup, highlighting the relationship between the openness of national football markets and their international sporting success.
Major League Soccer (MLS) has seen great growth in recent years at multiple levels, becoming a world-renowned soccer league and one of the USA’s most globally renowned sporting properties alongside NBA, NFL and MLB. In this market insight piece, the Soccerex team highlights five facts which show the development of the league and its potential to continue growing.
During this pre-season, the first team of Paris Saint Germain, under the orders of their new coach Thomas Tuchel, is breaking records in the use of players from its own Training Centre.
In this exclusive Soccerex spotlight, we interview Mike Golub, President of Business at the Portland Timbers organisation, which includes the women's football team the Portland Thorns, alongside the Timbers MLS team.
New club data scientist Mikhail Zhilkin has no previous soccer experience.
Star duo both bring in double of next biggest traffic driver Neymar
While the sporting world was transfixed by one of the most unpredictable and exciting World Cup finals in living memory, away from the international arena domestic football clubs were quietly returning to pre-season training.
From the rise of new footballing nations to the dominance of the French academy system through to new flows in the transfer market, the 2018 edition of the Soccerex 20 Under 21 Report is a reflection of the trends in global football – here we’ve picked our top five….
Paris Saint-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappé has been identified as the most valuable under 21 player in the world in the 2018 edition of the Soccerex 20 Under 21 report by Prime Time Sport.
As was witnessed at this summer’s FIFA World Cup, teams are placing greater value on the mental aspects of sports performance and this subject will be looked at in depth at this year’s Soccerex USA – 15-16 November, Miami – with a special event zone, delivered in partnership with The Wellness Universe.
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With the increasing value being attributed to young players, this report provides insight into the hottest prospects on the market.
Soccerex Football Finance 100 is an exclusive annual report that compiles a ranking of the world’s most financially powerful clubs.
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